Grand Chamber hearing concerning Turkey
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing on 16 April 2014 in the case of Mustafa Tunç and Fecire Tunç v. Turkey.
The case concerns the investigation carried out into the death of the applicants’ son who was fatally injured by gunfire while he was doing his military service.
Visit by the Minister of Justice of Slovenia11/04/2014
On 11 avril 2014, Senko Pličanič, Minister of Justice of Slovenia, visited the Court and was received by President Spielmann. Boštjan Zupančič, the judge elected in respect of Slovenia, and Erik Fribergh, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Visit by a delegation of Ukraine10/04/2014
On 10 April 2014, a delegation of Ukraine led by Oleh Makhnitsky, Prosecutor General, visited the Court and was received by President Spielmann. Ganna Yudkivska, judge elected in respect of Ukraine, and Patrick Titiun, Head of the Office of the President, also attended the meeting....
Visit by the Ukrainian Minister of Justice10/04/2014
On 9 April 2014 President Spielmann welcomed Pavlo Petrenko, the Ukrainian Minister of Justice. Ganna Yudkivska, the judge elected in respect of Ukraine, and Erik Fribergh, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Visit by the President of Austria09/04/2014
On 9 April 2014, Heinz Fischer, President of Austria, visited the Court and was received by President Spielmann. Elisabeth Steiner, the judge elected in respect of Austria, and Erik Fribergh, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
René Cassin competition14/04/2014
Luxembourg University team wins 2014 René Cassin advocacy competition....
On 14 April 2014, a panel of 5 judges will examine 18 Grand Chamber referral requests....
Referrals to the Grand Chamber26/03/2014
The Court has accepted the referral to the Grand Chamber of the cases Bouyid v. Belgium and Blokhin v. Russia.
The case of Bouyid v. Belgium concerns the alleged administration of slaps by police officers to individuals during police interviews. The case of Blokhin v. Russia concerns the detention for 30 days of a mentally disturbed 12-year old boy in a juvenile temporary detention centre....