Discrimination due to lack of local elections

In the case of Baralija v. Bosnia and Herzegovina (application no. 30100/18, 29.10.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 1...

Judgment against Serbia on unjustified length of detention

In the case of Purić and R.B. v. Serbia the European Court of Human Rights (Applications nos. 27929/10 and 52120/13) that there has been a violation of Article 5 § 3 of the European...

Lawyer’s freedom of expression

In the case of L.P. and Carvalho v. Portugal (applications nos. 24845/13 and 49103/15, 08.10.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of...

Legal remedy against a decision on deprivation of liberty for an untraceable person is not in accordance with the Convention

In the case of Rizzotto v. Italy (application no. 20983/12, 05.09.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 5 § 4...

Criminal proceedings against a Kosovo citizen for murder in the context of blood feud were in accordance with Article 6 of the Convention

In the case of Shala v. Switzerland (application no. 63896/12) the European Court of Human Rights has unanimously declared the application inadmissible, holding that Mr Shala’s complaints were manifestly unfounded. ...

Life imprisonment in accordance with Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights

In the case of Dardanskis v. Lithuania (application no. 74452/13 and 15 other applications, 11.07.2019) the European Court of Human Rights has unanimously decided to strike the applications out of...

Violation of the ne bis in idem principle

In the case of Mihalache v. Romania (application no. 54012/10) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 4 of Protocol No....

Withdrawal of gambling licenses led to violation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1

The case Svit Rozvag, TOV and others v. Ukraine (nos. 13290/11, 62600/12, and 49432/16, 27/06/2019, 27/06/2019) concerned the ban on gambling introduced in Ukraine in 2009. The applicants are two...

The irreducible life sentence is not in accordance with the Convention on Human Rights

In the case of Marcello Viola v. Italy (no. 2) (application no. 77633/16, 13.06.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, by a majority, that there had been a violation...

Revocation of the license by retroactive application of the new law has led to a violation of the right to property

the European Court of Human Rights held: by four votes to three, that there had been no violation of Article 7 (no punishment without law) of the European Convention on...