Court: UK right to deprive suspected Al- Shabaab terrorist of his citizenship

Human rights judges have agreed that the United Kingdom was right to deprive a suspected terrorist of his citizenship.

Podcast: Alice Shaw – Why I want to win the European Prize for Eloquence

In this podcast, Alice Shaw gives an insight into her motivation, ahead of her winning contribution to this week’s European Prize for Eloquence.

Hungary: Human rights commissioner concerned by new law allowing automatic detention of asylum seekers

“Under the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, detention for the purpose of denying entry to a territory or for removal must be a measure of last resort, only if less coercive alternatives cannot be applied, and based on the facts and circumstances of the individual case,” writes Nils Muižnieks.

Court: Jailing Russian prisoners far from families breached human rights law

The applicants in the case complained that the decisions to allocate prisoners to remote penal facilities -and their subsequent inability to obtain transfers – had violated their right to respect for family life.

Court rulings to spotlight human rights protection in Russia

Two European court rulings expected tomorrow will place human rights protection in Russia under the spotlight.