Lithuania: Court makes €12,000 award to widow after husband’s death at sea

The case concerned her complaint about the investigation into her husband’s death on board the ship where he had been working as mechanic.

Russia: Court backs editor in town mayor insult complaint

An editor who was fined by a Russian court for insulting a town mayor in her newspaper has won the backing of human rights judges.

Nils Muižnieks: European countries must prioritise migrant integration

Governments should focus on achieving the long-term goal of integrating successfully the one million migrants who arrived in Europe last year, according the Commissioner for Human Rights.

France: Judges dismiss human rights challenge to Euro elections

Human rights judges ruled that the 2011 election of additional French members to the European Parliament was compatible with the convention.

Greece: Secretary General Jagland meets Prime Minister Tsipras

Greece has faced major problems in dealing with the refugee crisis but has made a significant effort to handle the issues, Thorbjørn Jagland declared during his visit to the country.