Human Rights

ECtHR Rules Bulgarian Military Court Not Sufficiently Independent to Try Civilian-Involved Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 28, 2019, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) unanimously held in Mustafa v.

ECtHR Holds No Art. 5 Violation for Migrants Who Could Have Left Detention Area

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights announced its judgment i

Lengthy Detention in Airport Transit Zone in Moscow Violates ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its judgment in 

Council of Europe CPT Publishes Report on Estonia

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 19, 2019, the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published the report from its September/October 2017 pe

UK Supreme Court Interprets Domestic Law Implementing UNCAT

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 13, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom issued its judgment in

EU Court Rules for First Time on Scope of State Power to Reduce or Withdraw Material Reception Conditions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 12, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) ruled for the first time on the scope of EU member states' right to reduce or withhold material rece

ICJ has Jurisdiction Over Ukraine Case Against Russia Concerning CERD and Financing of Terrorism Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 8, 2019, the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) found that it has jurisdiction to hear claims made by Ukraine agai

C.J.E.U. Finds Against Poland's Lowering of Judges' Age of Retirement

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 5, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) held in Case C-192/18 Commission v.

U.N. Security Council Adopts Presidential Statement on Guinea-Bissau

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 4, 2019, The United Nations Security Council adopted Presidential Statement No. 13 on Guinea-Bissau.