Grand Chamber judgment concerning Finland
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.
Grand Chamber judgment concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina
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.
Judgment concerning France22/06/2017
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....
Judgment concerning Italy22/06/2017
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.
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Judgment concerning Italy22/06/2017
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....
Chamber judgment concerning the Russian Federation20/06/2017
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....
Judgment concerning Switzerland20/06/2017
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....
Visit by the Minister of Justice of Sweden28/06/2017
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....
Visit by the Ombudsman of Bulgaria28/06/2017
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....
Visit by the Prime Minister of Montenegro27/06/2017
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....
Visit to the Czech Republic27/06/2017
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....
Visit by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova26/06/2017
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....
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....
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....
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