Refusing asylum applications and returning asylum seekers to Serbia was not in line with the Convention

In the case of Ilias and Ahmed v. Hungary (application no. 47287/15, 21.11.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been: a violation of Article 3...

Protection Monitoring Report on Migration for October 2019

Praxis published Protection Monitoring Report on Migration for October 2019. Praxis continued providing assistance to refugees/migrants, through information, psychosocial support, referrals to the targeted assistance provided by various organisations/institutions or...

The decision to deport violated Articles 2 and 3 of the Convention

In the case of N.A. v. Finland (application no. 25244/18, 14.11.2019) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 2 (right to...

Refusing journalist to interview asylum seekers in Hungary violated freedom of expression

In the case of Szurovecz v. Hungary (application no. 15428/16, 08.10.2019.) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 10 (freedom of...

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...