The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Romania’s decision to fire the former head of its anti-corruption body as a violation of her right to freedom of expression and a fair trial.
The 2014 arrest and pre-trial detention of Azerbaijani journalist and OCCRP contributor Khadija Ismayilova was unlawful and politically motivated, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday.
The European Court of Human Rights rejected on Tuesday Italy’s request for a referral and declared its June judgement that the country must change its laws on life imprisonment and milden its harsh prison regime for those who refuse to cooperate with the authorities final.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that the 2014 convictions of Russian dissident Alexey Navalny and his brother Oleg for fraud and money laundering were “arbitrary and unfair”.
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