Health

European Court of Human Rights Rules Banning Donation of Embryos from in vitro Fertilization Does Not Violate European Convention (August 27, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 27, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in

European Court of Human Rights Rules no Violation of Right to Life in Withdrawal of Nutrition and Hydration Case (June 5, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 5, 2015 (with a rectified version released on June 25, 2015), the European Court of Human Rights (the Court)

Organization of American States Approves Convention on Rights of Older Persons (June 15, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 15, 2015, the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Refusing Blood Donations from Men Having Sex with Men may be Justifiable (April 29, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 29, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)

UN Experts Urge Review of Sentences Imposed for Violations of Reproductive Health Laws (January 28, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 28, 2015, UN human rights experts released a statement welcoming El Salv

IACHR Condemns Execution of Charles Warner in the U.S. (January 21, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 21, 2015, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned the judicial execution of Charles Warner by the state of Oklahoma in the United States, which occurred on Januar

Somalia Ratifies Convention on the Rights of the Child (January 20, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 20, 2015, Somalia ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), becoming the 195th s

European Court of Human Rights Rules Removal of Deceased’s Body Tissue without Wife’s Knowledge or Consent Violated European Convention (January 13, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 13, 2015, a Section of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in Elbert

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules an Organism Incapable of Developing into a Human Being is not an Embryo (December 18, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 18, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)