ECHR judges to rule in ‘Dublin Regulation’ complaint

The case has attracted interest because of the state’s use of the Dublin Regulation, an EC rule under which European Union member States are required to determine, based on a hierarchy of objective criteria (Articles 5 to 14), which member State is responsible for examining an asylum application lodged on their territory.

Assembly Anti-Death Penalty Campaigner Welcomes Illinois Decision

“It will now be up to the new Governor Pat Quinn, a close ally of Barrack Obama, to sign this initiative into law,” said Renate Wohlwend, the assembly’s rapporteur on ‘The death penalty in Council of Europe member and observer states – an unacceptable violation of human rights.’

Eurimages Announces €30,000 European Co-Production Cinema Boost

The 30,000 euros cash prize is designed to encourage European cinema co-production.

MLK’s Impact On Europe’s Roma

We mark Martin Luther King Day with a podcast highlight in which Roma activist Robert Rustem discusses the impact of the African-American struggle for human rights on Roma people as they fight anti-gipsyism in Europe.

Naomi Campbell, The Daily Mirror And The ECHR

A freedom of expression complaint by the British Daily Mirror newspaper, involving the supermodel Naomi Campbell, comes before European Court of Human Rights judges on 18 January.