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Jeunesse v. the Netherlands: Quiet Shifts in Migration and Family Life Jurisprudence? NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Day, 9 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Readers familiar with the Court’s case law on family life and immigration will know that applicants’ chances of success are slim if family life was formed at a time when those involved knew that the migration status of one of them was suc...
Ivinović v. Croatia: legal capacity and the (missing) call for supportive decision-making NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
  Valeska David is a PhD Researcher at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University and a member of the Research Network “The Global Challenge of Human Rights Integration: Towards a Users’ Perspective.” We have all hea...
Mocanu v. Romania: do large-scale human rights violations justify only a mild admissibility test? NEW
Strasbourg Observers 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Helena De Vylder, Ph.D. researcher at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University. Her research focuses on admissibility criteria in regional human rights systems. Mocanu and others v Romania fits in a series of cases i...
A Different Perspective on Hassan v. United Kingdom: A Reply to Frederic Bernard NEW
Strasbourg Observers 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Cedric De Koker, Phd Researcher, Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent University. On the 16th September 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rendered its...
Mansur Yalçın v. Turkey: religious education and the (easy) way out NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Yousra Benfquih, FWO aspirant, PhD Fellow Research Foundation Flanders at the University of Antwerp. In the case of Mansur Yalçın v. Turkey, 14 Turkish nationals living in Istanbul who are adherents of the A...
Deprivation of liberty in armed conflicts: the Strasbourg Court’s attempt at reconciling human rights law and international humanitarian law in Hassan v. UK NEW
Strasbourg Observers 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
This guest blog post was written by Frederic Bernard, Lecturer at the University of Geneva, Global Studies Institute, and Attorney-at-law admitted to the Geneva Bar. The fragmentation of international law has been for some time the subject of in-dept...
NEW BOOK: “The Experiences of Face Veil Wearers in Europe and the Law” (E. Brems ed.) NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 6 Days, 3 Hours ago
We are happy to announce the publication of a new book entitled “The Experiences of Face Veil Wearers in Europe and the Law” edited by prof. Eva Brems and published by Cambridge University Press. This book, unique in its kind, unites empi...
Symposium ‘(How) Should the European Court of Human Rights Resolve Conflicts between Human Rights’ NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
I am very pleased to announce the Symposium ‘(How) Should the European Court of Human Rights Resolve Conflicts between Human Rights’, which will be organised by the Human Rights Centre in Ghent on 16 October 2014. The event will bring tog...
Belgium violated the ECHR by extraditing a terrorist to the USA despite an interim measure by the Strasbourg Court: Trabelsi v. Belgium NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
The Trabelsi case is noteworthy for two reasons. Firstly, because of the blatant disregard by Belgium of the interim measure issued by the European Court of Human Rights. Secondly, because of the application of the reasoning from Vinter v. UK –...
Landmark European Court Decision Sends Clear Message on Ending Impunity for European Complicity in CIA Torture NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 50 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Amrit Singh. Amrit Singh is Senior Legal Officer for National Security and Counterterrorism at the Open Society Justice Initiative and acted as counsel in al Nashiri v. Poland. In the woods, about 160 kilometres north o...
Occupational Health in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights: Brincat v. Malta NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
This guest blog post was written by Elena Sychenko, Ph.D. student at the University of Catania, Law Faculty, Labour Law Department. On 24 July, the European Court of Human Rights announced its judgment in Brincat and Others v. Malta (the Brincat case...
Seminar Announcement: Law’s Imagining of Religion NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The Strasbourg Observers are back from a summer break with an exciting announcement: the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University organizes a seminar entitled “Law’s Imagining of Religion: A Debate across Disciplines.” The semin...
The multifaceted and crucial role played by NGOs at the European Court of Human Rights NEW
Strasbourg Observers 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Laura Van den Eynde, Doctoral Researcher at Université libre de Bruxelles. (*) On 17 and 24 July 2014, the European Court of Human Rights decided three cases, one against Romania concerning the death of a mentall...
M.E. v. Sweden: Back to The Closet NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
This guest post is written by Sander Steendam.   In M.E. v. Sweden, the fifth section of the Strasbourg Court has ruled that requiring aliens to temporarily return to their home country and hide their sexual orientation pending family reunion is...
Mennesson v. France and Labassee v. France: Surrogate motherhood across borders NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Liesbet Pluym, PhD candidate at Ghent University. Surrogate motherhood is a complex phenomenon which can lead to many different human right questions: would the absolute prohibition of surrogacy in domestic laws be in a...
Making subsidiarity work: Struggling with procedural review – A.K. v. Latvia NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The applicant in AK v Latvia is unhappy with the fact that she gave birth to a daughter with Down’s syndrome. She claims that the she was denied access to important medical information in the form of an antenatal screening test owing to neglige...
S.A.S. v. France as a problematic precedent NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
As this blog already features an excellent post on SAS v France, this is a brief contribution, with a specific focus, namely SAS v France as a problematic precedent beyond the issue of the face veil and even beyond religious freedom cases. I shall fo...
The European Court of Human Rights has spoken … again. Does Turkey listen? NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Dr Elena Katselli, Senior Lecturer in Law at Newcastle Law School Thirteen years have elapsed since the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) judgment in Cyprus v Turkey in which the Court found Turkey responsib...
A Lesson for Applicants: Don’t Agree to a Relinquishment to the Grand Chamber (S.A.S. v. France Part 2) NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
This guest post was written by Ronan Ó Fathaigh* is a PhD researcher at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University. I have just read the judgment in S.A.S. v. France, where the 17-judge Grand Chamber of the European Court held that the face-v...
S.A.S. v. France: Missed Opportunity to Do Full Justice to Women Wearing a Face Veil NEW
Strasbourg Observers 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
By Saïla Ouald Chaib and Lourdes Peroni This week, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights published its long-expected judgment in S.A.S. v. France. The case concerns the ban on the wearing of face veils in the public space. Alth...