Grand Chamber judgment concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”
The Court has delivered its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Ališić and Others v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”.
Grand Chamber judgment concerning Romania
The Court has delivered its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Centre For Legal Resources On Behalf of Valentin Câmpeanu v. Romania.
Grand Chamber judgment concerning Finland
The Court has delivered its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Hämäläinen v. Finland. The case concerns the complaint of a male-to-female transsexual that she could only obtain full official recognition of her new gender by having her marriage turned into a civil partnership.
The Court has declared inadmissible the applications lodged in the cases of Markovics v. Hungary, Béres v. Hungary and Augusztin v. Hungary, which concerned the restructuring of retired servicemen’s pensions in Hungary. The Court found in particular that the reduction in the applicants’ benefits had been reasonable and commensurate....
Cases concerning France10/07/2014
The Court has notified 3 judgments and a decision concerning the difficulties encountered by applicants - who were either granted refugee status or lawfully residing in France – in obtaining visas for their children so that their families could be reunited....
Judgment concerning Germany10/07/2014
In the case of Axel Springer AG (no. 2) v. Germany, the Court concluded that Bild had not exceeded the limits of journalistic freedom. The German courts had failed to establish that there was a pressing social need to put the protection of the reputation of the former Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder above the right of the press to freedom of expression....
Hearing concerning Estonia17/07/2014
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Delfi As v. Estonia.
The case concerns the liability of an Internet news portal for offensive comments that were posted by its readers....
Visit to Montenegro15/07/2014
On 10 and 11 July 2014 President Spielmann paid an official visit to Montenegro. On that occasion, he was received by the President of Montenegro, Filip Vujanović. During his visit he also met the President of Government of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, the President of Parliament, Ranko Krivokapić, the President of the Constitutional Court, Desanka Lopičić, the Vice-president of Government and Minister of Justice, Duško Marković. During his stay, he had meetings with Vesna Medenica, President of the Supreme Court of Montenegro and judges of this Supreme Court. President Spielmann was accompanied by Johan Callewaert, Grand Chamber Registrar....
Interim measures in a case concerning France02/07/2014
The Court has rejected a request for the application of interim measures concerning the operation to clear the camp at the DARQUER industrial site in Calais, a food distribution centre which the six applicants and hundreds of other migrants had occupied since the end of May in insanitary conditions....
Interim measures in case concerning France25/06/2014
On an application from Vincent Lambert’s parents in particular, the Court has decided to grant the request for interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court. It has therefore requested that the French Government provisionally stay the execution of the judgment of the Conseil d’Etat authorising the discontinuance of Vincent Lambert’s nutrition and hydration. This interim measure is applied pending the Court’s ruling on the admissibility and merits of the case, without prejudging the outcome of the proceedings....