Romania: Roma family awarded €49,000 after police ethnic profiling human rights breaches

Police in Romania discriminated against a Roma family by using ethnic profiling to justify a raid on their home.

Court: Turkey wrong to detain former Constitutional Court judge after attempted coup

The applicant, Alparslan Altan, a former member of the Turkish Constitutional Court, is currently detained. and was today awarded 10,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage

France: Court delivers first advisory opinion on surrogacy rights row

The European Court of Human Rights declared today that states are not required to register the details of the birth certificate of a child born through gestational surrogacy abroad in order to establish the legal parent-child relationship with the intended mother. According to the Strasbourg judges, adoption may also serve as a means of recognising that relationship.

Court: Russia’s house-arrest order and restrictions on opposition activist Navalnyy breached human rights laws

The case concerned Aleksey Anatolyevich Navalnyy being held under house arrest during a criminal investigation against him and the restrictive measures imposed on him during that time.

Video: The gender dimension to foreign policy

In this video Laila Ait Baali, programme manager of the Wo=Men Dutch Gender Platform, discusses the gender dimension of foreign policy.