Eastern Europe and Eurasia

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Refusal to Provide a Public Service to Followers of Alevi Faith Constitutes Breach of Freedom of Religion (April 26, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On April 26, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights

Human Rights Advisory Panel Finds UN Mission in Kosovo Responsible for Lead Poisoning of Roma (April 08, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 08, 2016, the Human Rights Advisory Panel released its opini

EU and Turkey Reach Deal to Return Migrants (March 18, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 18, 2016, the European Union and Turkey reached an

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Dublin III Regulation Allows Member States to Send Applicant for International Protection to Safe Third Country (March 17, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 16, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Srebrenica at 20: The ICTY Issues Long-Due Final Convictions

In the twilight of its life, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has been the subject of renewed attention as it issues final judgments in its most high-profile cases. Last year, marking the twentieth anniversary since the tragic events of July 1995 in Srebrenica, Bosnia (mass executions of Muslim men and forcible transfers of women, children, and elderly), the ICTY Appeals Chamber delivered, in the Popović et al.

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20
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6
Author: 
Christos Ravanides
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European Court of Human Rights Rules Impossibility for Same-Sex Partner to Obtain Residence Permit Violates European Convention on Human Rights (February 23, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the imposs

European Court of Human Rights Holds Russia Responsible for Unlawful Detention of Criminal Suspect in Inhuman Conditions in Transdniestria (February 23, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) held that Rus

U.K. Announces Sanctions on Those Deemed Responsible for Litvinenko Murder (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the U.K. announced sanctions against two men thought to be the killers of Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer and critic of the Russian government.

Implementation Day Announced for Iran Nuclear Sanctions (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 16, 2016, the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Agency inspectors confirmed Iran’s compliance with all required preparatory steps under the Joint Comprehensive P