Turkey: Human rights judges reject father’s complaint alleging son’s circumcision was botched

The case concerned the applicant’s claim that his son had sustained physical harm as a result of an allegedly botched circumcision.

France: Court makes €6.5 million damages ruling

Human rights judges have ruled that a youth, wrongly suspected of throwing stones at trains, who alleged he was a victim of ill-treatment whilst under arrest, should receive €6.5 million in damages.

Russia: Chechen woman’s terror conviction human rights complaint reaches European court’s Grand Chamber

A European court Grand Chamber hearing is now underway into a case brought against Russia by a Chechen woman convicted on terrorism charges.

Court: Russian customs’ copying of photojournalist’s laptop files breached human rights law

The case concerned the copying of the data from a photojournalist Yuriy Nikolayevich Ivashchenko’s laptop by Russian customs officials.

Court: Two Basque ETA terrorists suffered inhuman and degrading treatment after their arrest

The case concerns allegations of ill-treatment sustained by igor Portu Juanenea and Martin Sarasola Yarzabal when they were arrested in 2008 by officers of the Guardia Civil and at the beginning of their incommunicado police custody.