European Court of Human Rights

Debtors' association to file suit with European Court of Human Rights

The association "Blokirani", formed by citizens whose bank accounts have been blocked, is preparing to file a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after the Croatian Constitutional Court dismissed its complaint asking that the court establish if the Distraint Act was in line with the constitution.

More than 5,000 cases brought against Turkey since coup attempt

Thousands of applications have been submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on abuses in Turkey since the attempted coup last summer, the court said Thursday.

Italy violated migrants' rights, European Court of Human Rights says

Italy violated the rights of migrants held on Lampedusa and in ships near Palermo by detaining them without clear and accessible legal basis, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said Thursday.

ECHR says receives Slovenia's lawsuit against Croatia

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg on Thursday said that Slovenia filed a lawsuit against Croatia on September 15, in which in claims that Croatia had prevented court proceedings before Croatian courts which the former Ljubljanska Banka launched in Zagreb to collect its claims towards Croatian companies to which it granted loans.

European Court of Human Rights nixes Glavas's application

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday dismissed the application of Branimir Glavas against Croatia, and the Strasbourg-based court declared it inadmissible, claiming that the applicant abused his right of application before that court, the Office of the Representative of the Republic of Croatia before the ECHR stated in a press release.

European judge raises concerns over rights suspensions in Turkey

Turkey's state of emergency, which has led to the temporary suspension of the convention on human rights, is a cause for concern, a judge for the European Court of Human Rights told dpa.

Croatia hasn't received Slovenia's LB lawsuit

On Thursday, Slovenian Justice Minister Goran Klemencic said his country had sued Croatia at the court in Strasbourg for breaching the right of the former LB in Zagreb to collect its claims from Croatian companies.

Slovenia sues Croatia over Ljubljanska Banka's claims from Croatian companies

Slovenia has filed a lawsuit against Croatia at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for breaching the right of the now defunct Ljubljanska Banka in Zagreb to collect its claims from Croatian companies, Slovenian Justice Minister Goran Klemencic said on Thursday.

Opponents of Italy gay unions bill come out in force to block reform

Organizers of a rally against controversial proposals to legalize gay unions in Italy claimed success Saturday, saying that 2 million people from around the country had gathered in Rome to back the protest.