Grand Chamber hearing concerning Romania
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania.
The case concerns the applicant’s dismissal by a private company for having used the company’s Internet for personal purposes during working hours, in breach of internal regulations.
The Court will be delivering its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Khlaifia and Others v. Italy on 15 December 2016.
The case concerned the detention in a reception centre on Lampedusa and subsequently on ships moored in Palermo harbour, as well as the return to Tunisia, of clandestine migrants who had landed on the Italian coast in 2011 during the events linked to the “Arab Spring”.
Webcast of the hearing (22/06/2016)...
The Court will be delivering its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Béláné Nagy v. Hungary on 13 December 2016.
The case concerned the complaint by a person with a disability of having lost her entitlement to a disability pension due to newly introduced eligibility criteria.
Webcast of the hearing (16/12/2015)...
The Court will be delivering its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Paposhvili v. Belgium on 13 December 2016.
The case concerns the order for Mr Paposhvili’s deportation to Georgia, issued together with a ten-year ban on re-entering Belgium.
Webcast of the hearing (16/09/2015)...
Meeting with NGOs and applicants' representatives05/12/2016
On 2 December 2016, NGOs and applicants' representatives attended a meeting at the Court.
President Guido Raimondi gave the opening address. Its purpose was mainly to discuss procedural and technical issues which arise for organisations representing applicants before the Court....
Translations of case-law02/12/2016
To make its case-law more accessible, the Court publishes translations of its judgments, decisions and summaries in the HUDOC database. To date, some 20,000 translations in more than 30 languages have been made available on line. They emanate from governments, NGOs, associations, bar councils and academic institutions, as well as those obtained with the support of the Human Rights Trust Fund....
Information Notes (provisional versions) and the Overview of the Case-law are now available in EPUB and MOBI formats for easy reading on smartphones and tablets....
Judgment concerning Bulgaria08/12/2016
In the case of L.D. and P.K. v. Bulgaria the Court held that there had been a violation of the right to respect for private and family life.
The case concerned the inability for the applicants, who claimed to be the biological fathers of children born out of wedlock, to challenge declarations of paternity by other men and to have their own paternity established....
Visit by the Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan08/12/2016
On 8 December 2016, Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Visit by the Director of the French national training college for judicial office (ENM)08/12/2016
On 8 December 2016, Olivier Leurent, Director of the ENM, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. André Potocki, judge elected in respect of France also took part in the meeting....
After noting that the applicant had not brought proceedings before the Turkish courts before lodging his application, the Court declared the case of Zihni v. Turkey inadmissible for failure to exhaust domestic remedies.
The case concerned the dismissal of a teacher by an emergency legislative decree, issued by the Council of Ministers after the failed coup d’état of 15 July 2016.
Press release (in Turkish)...
The Court has declared inadmissible the application in the case of Colonna v. France.
The applicant is currently serving a sentence of life imprisonment for the assassination of Prefect Erignac. He alleged that remarks made by various public figures had breached his right to be presumed innocent....