Grand Chamber judgment concerning Finland

27/06/2017

In the case of Satakunnan Markkinapörssi Oy and Satamedia Oy v. Finland, the Court held that there had been no violation of freedom of expression and that there had been a violation of the right to a fair trial due to the excessive length of the proceedings.

The case concerned the ban on two publishing companies’ processing of taxation data.

Press release Factsheet: Taxation Delivery of the judgment Webcast of the hearing (14/09/2016) Country profile - Finland

Grand Chamber judgment concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina

27/06/2017

In the case of Medžlis Islamske zajednice Brčko and Others v. Bosnia and Herzegovina the Court held that there had been no violation of freedom of expression.

The case concerned a finding of defamation against 4 organisations for a letter they had sent to the highest authorities of their district complaining of a certain person’s application for the post of director of the Brčko District multi-ethnic radio and television station.

Press release Factsheet: Protection of reputation

Delivery of the judgment Webcast of the hearing (31/08/2016) Country profile - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Chamber

  • Judgment concerning France

    22/06/2017 

    In the case of Aycaguer v. France, the Court has found a violation of the right to respect for private life on the grounds of the applicant’s conviction for having refused to undergo medical testing, the result of which was to be included in a computerised DNA database (the FNAEG).

    The Court considered that the current regulations on the storage of DNA profiles in the FNAEG did not provide adequate protection as regards both the duration of storage and the lack of facilities for deleting the relevant personal data.

    Press release

    Factsheet: Protection of personal data

    Factsheet: New technologies

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  • Judgment concerning Italy

    22/06/2017 

    In the case of Barnea and Caldararu v. Italy, the Court has found a violation of the right to respect for family life owing to the removal of a 28-month-old girl from her original family for seven years and her placement in a foster family with a view to adoption.

    Press release (in French only)

    Factsheet: Protection of minors

    Factsheet: Parental Rights

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  • Judgment concerning Italy

    22/06/2017 

    In the case of Bartesaghi Gallo and Others v. Italy the Court found a violation of the prohibition on torture.

    The case concerned the violence perpetrated by police officers against the 41 applicants inside a school, in the context of an anti-globalisation demonstration organised to coincide with the G8 summit in Genoa in July 2001.

    Press release

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  • Chamber judgment concerning the Russian Federation

    20/06/2017 
    Chamber judgment concerning the Russian Federation

    20/06/2017

    In the case of Bayev and Others v. Russia, the Court has found a violation of freedom of expression and of the prohibition of discrimination.

    The applicants, gay rights activists, complained about the Russian legislation prohibiting the promotion of homosexuality, also known as the “gay propaganda laws”, which make it an offence punishable by a fine to “promote non-traditional sexual relations” among minors.

    Press release

    Factsheet: Sexual Orientation

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  • Judgment concerning Switzerland

    20/06/2017 

    In the case of M.O. v. Switzerland, the Court has found that there would be no violation of the Convention if the applicant, an Eritrean asylum-seeker, were to be expelled from Switzerland to his country of origin.

    Press release

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Official Visit

  • Visit by the Minister of Justice of Sweden

    28/06/2017 
    Visit by the Minister of Justice of Sweden

    On 28 June 2017, Morgan Johansson, Minister of Justice of Sweden, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Helena Jäderblom, Section President and judge elected in respect of Sweden, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Ombudsman of Bulgaria

    28/06/2017 
    Visit by the Ombudsman of Bulgaria

    On 28 June 2017, Maya Manolova, the Ombudsman of Bulgaria, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Yonko Grozev, the judge elected in respect of Bulgaria, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Prime Minister of Montenegro

    27/06/2017 
    Visit by the Prime Minister of Montenegro

    On 27 June 2017, Duško Marković, Prime Minister of Montenegro, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Nebojša Vučinić, judge elected in respect of Montenegro, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit to the Czech Republic

    27/06/2017 
    Visit to the Czech Republic

    From 19 to 20 June 2017, President Guido Raimondi paid an official visit to the Czech Republic. On that occasion, he was received by Miloš Zeman, President of the Czech Republic. During this visit, President Raimondi met a delegation of Judges of the Constitutional Court led by its President, Pavel Rychetský. He also met Pavel Šámal, President of the Supreme Court. President Raimondi was accompanied by Aleš Pejchal, judge elected in respect of the Czech Republic, and Françoise Elens-Passos, Deputy Registrar.

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  • Visit by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova

    26/06/2017 
    Visit by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova

    On 26 June 2017, Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Valeriu Griţco, judge elected in respect of the Republic of Moldova, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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Decision

  • Inadmissibility decision

    27/06/2017 

    In the case of Gard and Others v. the United Kingdom the Court has endorsed in substance the approach by the domestic courts and thus declared the application inadmissible.

    The case concerned Charlie Gard, a baby suffering from a rare and fatal genetic disease.

    Press release

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  • Inadmissibility decision

    22/06/2017 

    The Court has declared inadmissible the application in the case of Dagregorio and Mosconi v. France for non-exhaustion of domestic remedies.

    The applicants, two trade unionists who had taken part ibn the occupation and immobilisation of the SNCM ferry “Pascal Paoli”, had refused to undergo biological testing, the results of which were to have been included in a DNA database.

    Press release

    Factsheet: Protection of personal data

    Factsheet: New technologies

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Grand Chamber

  • Referral requests

    26/06/2017 

    On 3 July 2017, the Court will examine 14 Grand Chamber referral requests.

    Press release

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