France: Suspected drug-trafficker hopes for human rights backing against police electronic surveillance

A suspected drug trafficker hopes Strasbourg judges will back his complaint that France violated his human rights by placing his car and telephone under electronic surveillance.

Court: Italian authorities failed to protect a drug-dependent victim of a child prostitution ring

The case concerned a person who, as a minor suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, had been the victim of a child prostitution ring and gang rape. She complained that the Italian authorities had not taken all the necessary steps to protect her as a minor and the victim of a prostitution ring.

France: Conviction of MP for contempt of court did not breach human rights law

The complaint was lodged by Damien Meslot, was a Member of Parliament for the Territoire de Belfort département until 2017.

European court rules against Turkey in paraplegic student’s university access human rights dispute

The case concerned the impossibility for a paraplegic person (Enver Şahin) to gain access to the university buildings for the purpose of his studies owing to the lack of suitable facilities.

Malta: Assembly to launch inquiry into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

British MP George Foulkes has been appointed General Rapporteur on media freedom and the protection of journalists. “My first inquiry is into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia,” he revealed.