Grand Chamber hearing concerning Belgium
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of V. M. and Others v. Belgium.
The Case concerns the reception conditions of a family of Serbian nationals seeking asylum in Belgium. Following an order to leave the country and despite their appeals against the measure, the applicants were left without basic means of subsistence and were obliged to return to their country of origin, where their severely disabled child died.
Judgment concerning Denmark25/05/2016
In the case of Biao v. Denmark, the Court held that there had been a violation of the prohibition of discrimination.
The case concerned the Danish authorities’ refusal to grant a Danish citizen of Togolese origin and his Ghanaian wife family reunion and notably their allegation of discrimination under the relevant domestic law between those born Danish nationals and those who, like Mr Biao, had acquired Danish citizenship later in life....
Judgment concerning Latvia23/05/2016
In the case of Avotiņš v. Latvia, the Court held that there had been no violation of the right to a fair hearing.
The case concerned the enforcement in Latvia of a judgment delivered in Cyprus with regard to the repayment of a debt....
Judgment concerning Romania24/05/2016
In the case of I.C. v. Romania, the Court found a violation of the prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment.
The case concerned the ineffectiveness of the investigation into allegations of rape by the applicant, a young girl of 14 at the time, with learning difficulties....
Judgment concerning “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”12/05/2016
In the case of Poletan and Azirovik v. “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, the Court held that there had been no violation of the Convention.
The applicants, both convicted of drug trafficking, complained that the criminal proceedings against them had been unfair....
Visit by the Défenseur des droits, France26/05/2016
On 26 May 2016, President Guido Raimondi met Jacques Toubon, French Défenseur des droits. Patrick Titiun, Head of the Office of the President, also attended the meeting....
Visit of Minister of Justice of Monaco23/05/2016
On 20 May 2016, Philippe Narmino, Minister Plenipotentiary, Director of Judicial Services, President of the Conseil d’État of Monaco, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Philippe Narmino was accompanied by Didier Linotte, President of the Supreme Court, Jean-Pierre Dumas, President of the Court of Revision, and Brigitte Grinda-Gambarini, President of the Court of Appeal. The delegation also met the Director General of DG Human Rights and Rule of Law, Philippe Boillat, and had talks with other Council of Europe bodies including CEPEJ and the CPT. Stephanie Mourou-Vikström, judge elected in respect of Monaco and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also took part....
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