Grand Chamber judgment concerning the Czech Republic
In the case of Regner v. the Czech Republic, the Court held that there had been no violation of the right to a fair hearing.
The applicant complained that he had not had a fair hearing because he had not had sight of decisive evidence, classified as confidential information, during the proceedings he had brought to challenge the decision withdrawing his security clearance.
Webcast of the hearing (19/10/2016)
Jugment concerning Hungary14/09/2017
The Court has declared inadmissible the application in Károly Nagy v. Hungary.
It found that the applicant, a dismissed pastor of the Hungarian Reformed Church had no arguable right to compensation in domestic law, as his appointment fell under ecclesiastical and not civil law.
Webcast of the hearing (12/10/2016)...
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Visit to Lithuania14/09/2017
From 11 to 13 September 2017, Vice-President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos paid an official visit to Lithuania. On that occasion, he was received by Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania. During this visit, Vice-President Sicilianos met a delegation of Judges of the Supreme Court led by its President, Rimvydas Norkus. He also met Milda Vainiutė, Minister of Justice. Vice-President Sicilianos was accompanied by Egidijus Kūris, judge elected in respect of Lithuania, and Marialena Tsirli, Section Registrar....
Judgment concerning Montenegro19/09/2017
In the case of Ranđelović and Others v. Montenegro the Court held that there had been a violation of the right to life.
The applicants alleged that the Montenegrin authorities had failed to conduct a prompt and effective investigation into the deaths or disappearance of members of their family. The latter, a group of Roma, had boarded a boat on the Montenegrin coast in August 1999 with the intention of reaching Italy, and the boat had sank....