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Gillan and Quinton v The United Kingdom: ECHR 12 May 2009

(Admissibility and Summary) Citations: [2009] ECHR 755, 4158/05 Links: Bailii Statutes: Terrorism Act 2000 44, European Convention on Human Rights 5 8 10 Jurisdiction: Human Rights Citing: At First Instance – Gillan and Another, Regina (on the Application of) v Commissioner of the Police for the Metropolis and Another Admn 31-Oct-2003 The applicants challenged by … Continue reading Gillan and Quinton v The United Kingdom: ECHR 12 May 2009

Sejdic And Finci v Bosnia And Herzegovina: ECHR 22 Dec 2009

Citations: 27996/06, [2009] ECHR 2122 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Cited by: Cited – Eweida And Others v The United Kingdom ECHR 15-Jan-2013 Eweida_ukECHR2013 The named claimant had been employed by British Airways. She was a committed Christian and wished to wear a small crucifix on a chain around her neck. This … Continue reading Sejdic And Finci v Bosnia And Herzegovina: ECHR 22 Dec 2009

Omar Othman v The United Kingdom: ECHR 26 May 2009

Statement of Facts. The applicant resisted deportation to Jordan to face trial on on terrorism related charges, saying that there was a real risk that the evidence to be presented against him would include evidence obtained by torture. Citations: 8139/09, [2009] ECHR 855 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Cited … Continue reading Omar Othman v The United Kingdom: ECHR 26 May 2009

Dudgeon v The United Kingdom: ECHR 24 Feb 1983

ECHR Judgment (Just satisfaction) Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient; Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedings. Citations: [1983] ECHR 2, 7525/76, (1983) 5 EHRR 573 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 50 Jurisdiction: Human Rights Citing: See Also – Dudgeon v The United Kingdom ECHR 22-Oct-1981 ECHR (Plenary Court) Legislation … Continue reading Dudgeon v The United Kingdom: ECHR 24 Feb 1983

Dudgeon v The United Kingdom: ECHR 22 Oct 1981

ECHR (Plenary Court) Legislation in Northern Ireland that criminalised homosexual behaviour which was lawful in the rest of the UK. Held: There was a violation of article 8, but it was not necessary to determine the complaint under article 14, The court acknowledged the necessity in a democratic society for some degree of control to … Continue reading Dudgeon v The United Kingdom: ECHR 22 Oct 1981

Kemmache v France: ECHR 10 Jan 1994

Citations: 20968/92, [1994] ECHR 55 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 13 August 2022; Ref: scu.273133

Czuwara v Poland: ECHR 29 Jul 2008

Citations: 36250/06, [2008] ECHR 743 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 13 August 2022; Ref: scu.272666

Brandstetter v Austria: ECHR 28 Aug 1991

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Preliminary objection rejected (non-exhaustion); Violation of Art. 6-1; No violation of Art. 6-1+6-3-d; No violation of Art. 6-3-c; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 11170/84, [1991] ECHR 39, 12876/87, 13468/87 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention … Continue reading Brandstetter v Austria: ECHR 28 Aug 1991

BP v The United Kingdom: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

The applicant had been wrongly accused of sexual abuse. The allegations persisted despite absence of evidence and findings to the contrary. He sought damages for the considerable disruption of his life, but his claim failed in the light of authorities saying that a local authority was not liable when pursuing child protection cases. The court … Continue reading BP v The United Kingdom: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

Mikayil Mammadov v Azerbaijan: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

The applicant’s wife had set fire to herself during an attempt by police officers to evict the applicant and his family from accommodation that they were occupying. Held: It was necessary to determine whether ‘this specific situation’ triggered the state’s operational duty ‘that is whether at some point during the course of the operation the … Continue reading Mikayil Mammadov v Azerbaijan: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

Denis Vasilyev v Russia: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

The applicant and his friend were seriously assaulted and robbed. Although police officers attended the scene, no investigation into the circumstances of the assault were conducted. The police officers claimed to have considered that the applicant and his friend were intoxicated, so they moved them from the position where they had been found and left … Continue reading Denis Vasilyev v Russia: ECHR 17 Dec 2009

Rodriguez v Minister of Housing of The Government and Another: PC 14 Dec 2009

Gibraltar – The claimant challenged a public housing allocation policy which gave preference to married couples and parents of children, excluding same sex and infertile couples. Held: The aim of discouraging homosexual relationships is equally impermissible under sections 7(1) and 14 of the Constitution of Gibraltar. The suggested aims are incoherent and the means employed … Continue reading Rodriguez v Minister of Housing of The Government and Another: PC 14 Dec 2009