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...

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...

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...

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...