Remedies for detained migrants were not in accordance with Convention

In the case of Kaak and Others v. Greece (application no. 34215/16, 03.10.19) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:  no violation of Article 3...

The detention of the applicant was not in accordance with the Convention after it became clear that he could not be deported to any safe third country

In the case of Al Husin v. Bosnia and Herzegovina (no. 2) (application no. 10112/16, 25/06/2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:  a violation...

Special protection for minors must be a decisive factor for states when considering issues related to the status of illegal migrants

In the case of Sh.D. and Others v. Greece, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia (application no. 14165/16, 13.06.2019) the European Court of Human Rights, unanimously: declared the...

ECtHR ruled that there would be a violation of Article 8 if a Kosovar national were to be expelled

In the case of I.M. v. Switzerland (application no. 23887/16, 09.04.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there would be a violation of Article 8 (right to...

UN must take immediate action to provide justice for minority communities placed in poisoned camps

UN rights expert urge that United Nations must take immediate action to provide justice and remedies for displaced minority communities who were housed in UN camps constructed on toxic wasteland...

State’s failure to protect minors from degrading treatment in migrant camps

The European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights...

No violation of Article 8 in the case of the applicant’s expulsion to Turkey by the German authorities

The European Court of Human Rights held that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life) of The European Convention on Human...

Croatia returns migrants to Bosnia and Herzegovina contrary to international principles

Croatian police are pushing migrants and asylum seekers back to Bosnia and Herzegovina, in some cases violently, and without giving them the possibility to seek asylum. Human Rights Watch interviewed...

Examples of the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

Thirty new case studies have been added to the Council of Europe’s interactive website showing how the European Convention on Human Rights has changed people’s lives across the continent. The website now...

The decision to expel a long-term migrant did not lead to violation of the Convention

In case the case of Levakovic v. Denmark (application no. 7841/14, 23/20/2018) the European Court of Human Rights held that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to...