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European court rules against Georgia in femicide case

The case concerned a woman who took her own life in 2017 following years of reporting domestic abuse to the police.

European court rules against Georgia in femicide case

The case concerned a woman who took her own life in 2017 following years of reporting domestic abuse to the police.

Georgia violated Pankisi teen Machalikashvili’s right to life, court finds

Temirlan Machalikashvili was shot dead in his bed during an antiterrorist sweep in the Pankisi Valley in December 2017.

Georgia violated Pankisi teen Machalikashvili’s right to life, court finds

Temirlan Machalikashvili was shot dead in his bed during an antiterrorist sweep in the Pankisi Valley in December 2017.

Cyanide poison plot priest ‘received fair trial’ in Georgia, ECHR finds

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze was convicted of possession of cyanide for the purpose of murdering the Patriarch’s secretary-referent, Shorena Tetruashvili.

Cyanide poison plot priest ‘received fair trial’ in Georgia, ECHR finds

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze was convicted of possession of cyanide for the purpose of murdering the Patriarch’s secretary-referent, Shorena Tetruashvili.

Owner of fire-bombed queer bar wins ECHR case against Armenia

DIY bar was set alight in 2012, with one of the owners forced to flee the country after receiving death threats.

Owner of fire-bombed queer bar wins ECHR case against Armenia

DIY bar was set alight in 2012, with one of the owners forced to flee the country after receiving death threats.

Georgia responsible for ‘unprecedented’ 2013 attack on queer activists, ECHR rules

The European Court found evidence of ‘official connivance, and even active participation in individual acts of prejudice’ on 17 May 2013.

Georgia responsible for ‘unprecedented’ 2013 attack on queer activists, ECHR rules

The European Court found evidence of ‘official connivance, and even active participation in individual acts of prejudice’ on 17 May 2013.

ECHR finds Russia responsible for killing of five detainees in Chechnya

The deceased were accused by the authorities either of involvement in terrorism or of being homosexuals.

ECHR finds Russia responsible for killing of five detainees in Chechnya

The deceased were accused by the authorities either of involvement in terrorism or of being homosexuals.

ECHR rules Russia is guilty of abducting a Chechen government critic

The whereabouts of Salman Tepsurkayev, who was abducted over one year ago, are still unknown.

ECHR rules Russia is guilty of abducting a Chechen government critic

The whereabouts of Salman Tepsurkayev, who was abducted over one year ago, are still unknown.

Russia ‘failed to effectively investigate’ Natalya Estemirova killing, ECHR rules

She was abducted on July 15, 2009 in Grozny, and on the evening of that day she was found shot in Ingushetia. 

Russia ‘failed to effectively investigate’ Natalya Estemirova killing, ECHR rules

She was abducted on July 15, 2009 in Grozny, and on the evening of that day she was found shot in Ingushetia. 

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

Strasbourg court rules Russia has ‘effective control’ over Abkhazia and South Ossetia

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that following the 2008 August War, Russia has exercised ‘effective control’ over the two territories.

Strasbourg court rules Russia has ‘effective control’ over Abkhazia and South Ossetia

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that following the 2008 August War, Russia has exercised ‘effective control’ over the two territories.