Human Rights

European Court Rules Workplace Regulations Banning Political, Philosophical, or Religious Signs Are Not Direct Discrimination (March 14, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 14, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Former Khmer Rouge Member (February 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 22, 2017, the Co-Investigating Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia issued a joint closing order in Case 004/01 dismissing the proceedings against Im Chaem for

High Court of Kenya Rules Against Attempted Closure of the World’s Largest Refugee Camp (February 9, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 9, 2017, the High Court of Kenya r

ECtHR Rules Russian Authorities Repeatedly Violated Activist’s Human Rights (February 2, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 2, 2017, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Navalnyy v.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Removal of Child Born via Surrogacy from Intended Parents Not a Rights Violation (January 24, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 24, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Paradiso and Campanell

South Korean Court Rules Government Illegally Held Prostitutes that Catered to U.S. Soldiers in the 1960s and 1970s (January 20, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 20, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Central District Court in Seoul ruled that the Korean government had violated Korean law by detaining and forcing treatment upon prostitutes that cat

Russian Constitutional Court Rules Russia Does Not Have to Comply with ECtHR Ruling on Yukos Shareholders (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, the Russian Constitutional Court (RCC) ruled (Russian only) that Russia did not have t

U.S. Federal Judges Orders Department of Defense to Release Abu Ghraib Photos (January 18, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 18, 2017, the U.S.