European court rules against Turkey in paraplegic student’s university access human rights dispute

The case concerned the impossibility for a paraplegic person (Enver Şahin) to gain access to the university buildings for the purpose of his studies owing to the lack of suitable facilities.

Malta: Assembly to launch inquiry into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

British MP George Foulkes has been appointed General Rapporteur on media freedom and the protection of journalists. “My first inquiry is into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia,” he revealed.

Lithuania: Jesus and Mary fashion adverts complaint set for human rights court ruling

The case concerns the company’s complaint about being fined for advertising clothes using references to Jesus and Mary.

Serbia: New anti-trafficking report

In a report published today, the anti-trafficking expert group (GRETA) declares that Serbia’s authorities must do to more to reduce children’s vulnerability to trafficking and improve assistance to victims.

Court backs France over withdrawal of treatment to teenager in vegetative state

The case concerned the decision to withdraw the life-sustaining treatment being administered to a 14-year-old girl in a vegetative state following acute cardio-respiratory failure.