Judges deny human rights complaint against Poland

Relying in particular on Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment), Sambor alleged that his life had been endangered during the police intervention and that the force used against him had been excessive and had amounted to ill-treatment, especially as concerned the loss of his leg.

Court to rule on Portuguese child custody complaints

A decision is expected tomorrow in two child custody disputes involving the authorities in Portugal.

Court decision expected in Austrian procreation treatment dispute

The Grand Chamber hearing in the case of S.H. and others v. Austria (no. 57813/00) follows a complaint by two married couples who live in Austria. Suffering from infertility, they wish to use medically-assisted procreation techniques which are not allowed under Austrian law.

Athens set for Dosta launch

In this Greek language interview with humanrightseurope, Eleni Tsetsekou, a Council of Europe Roma expert, discusses the importance of the campaign for Greece.

History week: Podcast – The Norwegian classroom

The classroom experience of history once centred on division and conflict. This approach with its crude stereotypes, its jingoism and its rejection of others, reached a terrifying nadir during the Second World War and the Jewish Holocaust.