European court of human rights

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Labour urges Dominic Raab to tackle justice system ‘chaos’
David Lammy says justice secretary should focus on courts after proposal to undermine human rights law

Heather Stewart

17, Oct, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Alta Fixsler: European court says UK hospital can withdraw life support
ECHR rejects appeal from parents of girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth

Harriet Sherwood

04, Aug, 2021 @10:16 AM

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Denmark could face legal action over attempts to return Syrian refugees
Rights groups say other European countries could follow, as Danish authorities use a report that deems Damascus safe to deny residency status

Bethan McKernan, Rosie Swash and Annie Kelly

29, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Court rejects attempt to reopen investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death
European court of human rights rules family’s appeal over French hearing is ‘manifestly ill-founded’

Harriet Sherwood

01, Jul, 2021 @11:34 AM

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The ‘human rights’ sex trade case that will harm women
A European court judgment this week could reverse laws that protect the vulnerable and abused

Julie Bindel

19, Jun, 2021 @6:26 PM

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Climate activists take Norway to human rights court over Arctic oil plans
Activists allege decision to grant oil exploration licences violated right to healthy environment

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

16, Jun, 2021 @12:49 PM

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ECHR criticises Italian court for referring to ‘red underwear’ in rape case
Human rights court says language used was unjustifiable and orders €12,000 payment to woman

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

27, May, 2021 @5:21 PM

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The court ruling against GCHQ is just the latest battle in the fight for privacy | Megan Goulding
Some methods have been ruled unlawful, but the government is still seeking to expand its powers, says Liberty lawyer Megan Goulding

Megan Goulding

27, May, 2021 @1:09 PM

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GCHQ’s mass data interception violated right to privacy, court rules
Human rights judgment follows legal challenge begun in 2013 after Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing revelations

Haroon Siddique

25, May, 2021 @2:45 PM

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Cross-party MPs aim to force government to rectify rights breaches
Stella Creasy and David Davis leading attempt to protect at-risk women and extend bereavement benefits to unmarried parents

Heather Stewart Political editor

12, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Greece accused of ‘shocking’ illegal pushback against refugees at sea
Lawsuit filed at European court of human rights says group were abandoned in life rafts after some were beaten

Bethan McKernan, Middle East correspondent

26, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Council of Europe to reopen Pat Finucane murder review
Belfast solicitor representing high-profile republicans was shot in 1989 by loyalist gunmen

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

12, Mar, 2021 @4:44 PM

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