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...

Refusal to make the change of nationality in the electoral roll for judges has led to violations of the right to privacy

In the case of Tasev v. North Macedonia (application no. 9825/13, 16.05.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held that there had been a violation of Article 8 (right to...

Concerns of the Commissioner for Human Rights about the Serbian draft legislation regarding the life imprisonment

The Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović, warns Serbia to ensure that its draft legislation concerning life imprisonment is compliant with the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights...