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Failure to hear the applicant and witnesses on appeal flouted the requirements of the right to a fair trial.

JUDGMENT Camacho Camacho v. Spain 24/09/2019 (application no.  32914/16) see here SUMMARY Fair trial and the principle of adversarial  hearing. The applicant was charged with assaulting his ex-wife. He was acquitted at  first instance but  the public prosecutor  appealed . He was sentenced to imprisonment and fined, even though he and several witnesses had never been […]

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The phrase “you are the most idiotic politician I know” is protected by the freedom of expression and constitutes political criticism.

JUDGMENT Antunes Emídio v. Portugal Soares Gomes da Cruz v. Portugal (no. 75637/13 and 8114/14) see here  SUMMARY Criticism of public figures with phrases such as “he is the most idiotic politician I know”, “only chickens were left”, “distinguished for his lack of character and honesty and his cowardice””. Conviction and imposition of a fine […]

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Right of access to the case file with a view to appeal before the ECtHR. Obstructing it constitutes an infringement of the right of appeal.

JUDGMENT Akif Hasanov v. Azerbaijan 19/09/2019 (no. 7268/10) see here  SUMMARY Deadline for appeal and access to the documents in the case file. The applicant was sentenced to 5 days in prison for hooliganism. He  appealed but he was never called  to the hearing and was never served with the dismissal decision. He appealed before […]

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The applicant was not aware of the other party’s allegations to respond them in hers child custody case law. Violation equality of arms.

JUDGMENT Andersena v. Latvia of 19.09.2019 (no. 79441/17) see here SUMMARY Adversarial proceedings, equality of arms and the right to family life. The applicant moved from the family home with her daughter to another country. The father filed a lawsuit and won the child’s return to his place of residence. In the proceedings before the Court, the applicant […]

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Unfair interventions in schools violated the basic rights of students, parents and teachers in education, privacy and personal freedom.

JUDGMENT Iovcev and others v. the Republic of Moldova and Russia 17.09.2019 (no. 40942/14) see here SUMMARY Teacher intimidation and illegal investigations of students by the “MRT”, directed by the Russian Federation. The applicants are five students, three parents and 10 members of the Romanian / Moldavan language school in Moldova. The “MRT”, which is  in economic  […]

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Invalid resignation of an illiterate accused of the right to a lawyer. Infringement of fair trial.

JUDGMENT Akdağ v. Turkey 17.09.2019 (no. 75460/10) see here  SUMMARY The case concerned access to a lawyer in police custody. The applicant alleged that she had confessed to being a member of an illegal organisation after being threatened and ill-treated by the police, without access to a lawyer. Although the Court rejected as inadmissible the […]

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Violation of the freedom of expression by not authorizing a producer to reproduce porn movies!

JUDGMENT Pryanishnikov v. Russia 10.09.2019 (no.  25047/05) see here  SUMMARY  License for reproduction of films, freedom of expression and protection of third party rights. The applicant, a producer of erotic films, owns the copyright for their distribution with valid distribution certificates. He requested that the films be distributed by the Russian Ministry of Press and […]

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Detention remedies must be capable of being supported in person by the detainee, which constitutes a fundamental guarantee of Article 5 par. 4. An appeal brought by a self-appointed lawyer as long as the defendant was a fugitive without his knowledge does not secure his right to appeal against his deprivation of liberty.

JUDGMENT Rizzotto v. Italy no. 2 05.09.2019 (no. 20983/12) see here  SUMMARY  The case concerned the lawfulness of a pre-trial detention order, and the procedural safeguards secured under Article 5 § 4 (right to speedy review of the lawfulness of detention) of the Convention. The Court found that Mr Rizzotto had never had the opportunity in […]

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Abduction and multi-year detention of a sitizen until his murder. Violation of the right to life due to the failure to conduct effective investigations into the abduction and arrest of abductors and the investigation of the circumstances of the murder.

JUDGMENT Olewnik-Cieplinska and Olewnik v. Poland 05.09.2019 (no. 20147/15) see here  SUMMARY Abduction, detention by the kidnappers for a long time and the killing of the abductee despite the payment of ransom by his relatives. The case concerns the abduction of the applicants’ brother and son. The victim was abducted in 2001, when he was 25 years old. He […]

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Failure to issue a city council decision authorizing a community of Jehovah’s Witnesses to rebuild a worship site violated their religious freedom.

JUDGMENT  Religious Community of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Kryvyi Rih’s Ternivsky District v. Ukraine (no. 21477/10) 03.09.2019  see here SUMMARY Licensing to a community of Jehovah’s Witnesses to rebuild their place of worship. Failure to take legal action by the city council. The applicant community of Jehovah’s Witnesses has appealed before the domestic courts to declare as […]

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