Western and Central Europe

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Ordering the Blacking-Out of Photograph of Man Held Captive and Tortured Was Not Contrary to the Convention (February 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 25, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled (judgment only

Court of Justice of the European Union Confirms Nationals of Other Member States May be Refused Benefits in First Three Months of Residence (February 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 25, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

A Measure of Justice for Uncompensated French Railroad Deportees during the Holocaust

An agreement (agreement or SNCF agreement) between France and the United States to establish a compensation fund for those Holocaust victims deported from France who were excluded from other French compensation programs entered into force on November 1, 2015.[1] The deadline for filing claims for payments from the fund is May 31, 2016.

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20
Issue: 
5
Author: 
Ronald Bettauer
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European Court of Human Rights Rules Italy’s Cooperation with CIA in Abduction and Extrajudicial Transfer of Abu Omar Violated European Convention on Human Rights (February 23, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled (judgment only available in

UNESCO and Italy Create Task Force for Cultural Heritage Conservation in Crises (February 15, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 15, 2016, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Italy announced a joint task force of experts focusing on the conservation of cultural herita

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Asylum Seeker May be Detained for National Security or Public Order Reasons (February 15, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 15, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) rule

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Upholding Defamation Claim against MP Violated Her Freedom of Expression (February 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 2, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Rules Self-Regulatory Body and Internet News Portal Not Liable for Online Reader Comments (February 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 2, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a self-regu

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.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Greek Authorities’ Treatment of Criminal Complaint by Human Trafficking Victim was Incompatible with Convention (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court)