Grand Chamber judgment concerning Hungary
In the case of Magyar Kétfarkú Kutya Párt v. Hungary the Court found a violation of the right to freedom of expression on account of the lack of precision of the law applied in order to impose a fine on the applicant party.
The applicant, the political party Magyar Kétfarkú Kutya Párt (the Hungarian Two-tailed Dog Party), complained of being fined for making a mobile phone application available to voters enabling them to post and share photographs of spoiled ballots papers during the 2016 referendum on European Union plans for the relocation of migrants.
Webcast of the hearing (21/11/2018)
Judgment concerning North Macedonia23/01/2020
In the case of L.R. v. North Macedonia the Court found, in particular, a violation of the prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment on account of the inadequate care and the treatment of L.R., a disabled eight-year-old child placed in a State-run institution who was frequently tied to his bed for safety reasons....
Judgment concerning Albania21/01/2020
In the case of Strazimiri v. Albania the Court held that there had been several violations of the Convention and it considered that Albania should take measures as soon as possible to provide appropriate living conditions and adequate health care to mentally ill persons who were subject to deprivation of liberty because of the courts ordering their compulsory medical treatment....
Visit by the Secretary General, Ministry of Justice of Greece21/01/2020
On 21 January 2020, Panayiotis Alexandris, Secretary General, Ministry of Justice of Greece, visited the Court and was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Marialena Tsirli, Deputy Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Grand Chamber hearing concerning Bulgaria15/01/2020
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of X and Others v. Bulgaria.
The case concerns allegations of the sexual abuse of three children in an orphanage in Bulgaria before their adoption by an Italian couple in June 2012....