Sweden: Sudanese family loses female genital mutilation deportation complaint

The case concerned the family’s complaint that two daughters would be at risk of being exposed to female genital mutilation (“FGM”) if they were expelled to Sudan.

Moldova: New report reveals 100% increase in “identified victims of trafficking” since 2011

During the 2011 -2015 period, the number of internal victims of trafficking trebled, the report from the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) confirms.

Turkey: Phone-tapping of public prosecutor in Ergenekon inquiry breached human rights law

The case Karabeyoğlu v. Turkey (application no. 30083/10) concerned a telephone surveillance operation in respect of Ünal Karabeyoğlu, a public prosecutor, during a criminal investigation into an illegal organisation known as Ergenekon, and the use of the information thus obtained in the context of a separate disciplinary investigation.

Turkey: Thorbjørn Jagland “devastated ” by new Istanbul terror attack

“I am devastated by the news and cannot but repeat that these ruthless attacks are attacks on our values – on us all,” the Secretary General declared today.

Netherlands: Court judgement looms in Sudan deportation female genital mutilation risk complaint

The case concerns the applicants’ complaint that X and Y would be at risk of being exposed to female genital mutilation (“FGM”) if they were expelled to Sudan.