Chamber hearing concerning Italy

23/06/2015

The Court held a hearing in the case of Nasr and Ghali v. Italy.
The case concerns the “extraordinary rendition” - the abduction by CIA agents, with the cooperation of Italian nationals - of Egyptian imam Abu Omar, and his transfer to Egypt, followed by his secret detention there for several months.

Press release

Country profile - Italy, Factsheet: Terrorism, Factsheet: Secret detention sites

Webcast of the hearing

Grand Chamber

  • Delivery of Judgment

    30/06/2015 
    Delivery of Judgment

    In the case of Khoroshenko v. Russia, the Court held that there had been a violation of the right to respect for private and family life. The case concerned the complaint by a life prisoner about various restrictions on family visits during ten years of his detention in a special regime correctional colony.

    Press Release

    Country profile - Russia

    Webcast of the hearing

    Video of the Delivery

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  • Referral Requests

    29/06/2015 

    On 6 July 2015, a panel of five judges will examine 12 Grand Chamber referral requests.

    Press Release

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  • Forthcoming Judgment

    24/06/2015 

    The Court will be delivering its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Khoroshenko v. Russia on 30 June 2015.

    The case concerns the complaint by a life prisoner about various restrictions on family visits during ten years of his detention in a special regime correctional colony.

    Press Release

    Country profile - Russia

    Webcast of the hearing

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Hearings

  • Hearings in July 2015

    26/06/2015 

    In July 2015, the Court will be holding 2 hearings in cases concerning Hungary and Latvia. All hearings are webcasted and can be viewed on the Court’s internet site.

    Press Release

    Calendar of hearings

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  • Hearing concerning Hungary

    17/06/2015 
    Hearing concerning Hungary

    The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Baka v. Hungary.
    The case concerns the termination of the President of the Hungarian Supreme Court’s mandate following his criticism of legislative reforms.

    Press release, Webcast of the hearing

    Country profile - Hungary

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  • Hearing concerning the United Kingdom

    10/06/2015 
    Hearing concerning the United Kingdom

    10/06/2015

    The Court held a hearing in the case of Armani Da Silva v. the United Kingdom.

    The case concerns the death of a Brazilian man who was shot by the police in the London Underground in July 2005, after being mistakenly identified as a person suspected of terrorist acts. The applicant complains about the authorities’ refusal to bring a prosecution in relation to her cousin’s death.

    Press release, Factsheet: Terrorism

    Country profile - United Kingdom Webcast of the hearing

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Official Visits

  • Visit by a delegation of the International Court of Justice

    29/06/2015 
    Visit by a delegation of the International Court of Justice

    On 25 and 26 June 2015, a delegation of the International Court of Justice visited the Court, headed by its President, Ronny Abraham. The visiting Judges took part in roundtable discussions with Judges of the Court and members of the Registry.

    Speech by the President (in French)

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  • Visit by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    25/06/2015 
    Visit by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    On 24 June 2015, H.E. Mladen Ivanić, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, visited the Court and was received by President Spielmann. Faris Vehabović, the judge elected in respect of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Erik Fribergh, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the President of Malta

    23/06/2015 
    Visit by the President of Malta

    On 22 June 2015, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, visited the Court and was received by President Spielmann. Vincent A. De Gaetano, the judge elected in respect of Malta, and Erik Fribergh, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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Elections

  • Elections of judges

    24/06/2015 
    Elections of judges

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has elected Armen Harutyunyan as judge to the Court in respect of Armenia, Mārtiņŝ Mits judge to the Court in respect of Latvia, Georges Ravarani judge to the Court in respect of Luxembourg and Stéphanie Mourou-Vikström judge to the Court in respect of Monaco.

    More information

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Presidential Visits