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.

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    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.

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    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.

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