Grand Chamber hearing concerning Turkey

Human Rights Building


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.

Press release

Country profile - Turkey

Webcast of hearings

Stricter conditions for applying to the ECHR

Official visits

  • Visit to the Czech Republic

    Visit to the Czech Republic

    On 17 and 18 April 2014, President Spielmann paid an official visit to Prague. During the visit, he was received by Miloš Zeman, President of the Czech Republic, Pavel Rychetský, President of the Constitutional Court, and Iva Brožová, President of the Supreme Court. President Spielmann was accompanied by Aleš Pejchal, the judge elected in respect of the Czech Republic, and Michael O’Boyle, Deputy Registrar.

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Chamber judgments

  • Judgment concerning Germany


    In the case of Brosca v. Germany, the Court found that the ban imposed on the applicant, preventing him from distributing leaflets alleging that a candidate in the municipal elections belonged to a far-right movement, was a violation of his right to freedom of expression.

    Press release


Grand Chamber

  • Referrals to the Grand Chamber

    Referrals to the Grand Chamber

    The Court has accepted the referral to the Grand Chamber of the cases Dvorski v. Croatia, Kudrevičius and Others v. Lithuania, Murray v. the Netherlands and Al-Dulimi and Montana Management Inc. v. Switzerland.

    Press release

    Cases pending before the Grand Chamber


Other information

Visit by the President of Austria