Grand Chamber hearing concerning Romania
The Court held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Mihalache v. Romania.
In this case the applicant complains that he was convicted twice of the same offence following his arrest by the police in order to undergo a blood test to determine his blood alcohol level.
Visit by the Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia10/10/2018
On 10 October 2018, Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, visited the Court and was received by President Guido Raimondi. Ksenija Turković, judge elected in respect of Croatia, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Visit by the Secretary of State of Finland10/10/2018
On 10 October 2018, Matti Anttonen, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, was received by President Guido Raimondi. Pauliine Koskelo, judge elected in respect of Finland, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting....
Judgment concerning Armenia11/10/2018
In the case of Osmanyan and Amiraghyan v. Armenia the Court found a violation of the applicants’ property rights on account of the expropriation of their land for mining.
The Court observed that the Armenian courts had taken no account of the income from the fruit trees on the land, which constituted the applicants’ means of subsistence, and had considered only the market value of the land....
The Court has declared inadmissible the application in the case of Mazziotti v. France.
The applicant, who was being held in Nice Prison at the relevant time, complained about a disciplinary measure imposed on him after he was found in possession of a mobile phone....
Election of judges10/10/2018
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has elected Darian Pavli as judge to the Court in respect of Albania and Arnfinn Bårdsen as judge to the Court in respect of Norway....
Hearings in October 201801/10/2018
The Court will be holding a hearing concerning Romania and a hearing concerning Norway in October 2018.
In the case of Mihalache v. Romania the applicant complains that he was convicted twice of the same offence following his arrest by the police in order to undergo a blood test to determine his blood alcohol level.
The case of Strand Lobben and Others v. Norway, concerns the removal of a mother’s parental authority and the adoption of her eldest son....