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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.

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

Azerbaijani activists react with scepticism to ReAl party acquittals

Suspicions about the ReAl Party have grown since they won a seat in February’s parliamentary election.

Azerbaijani activists react with scepticism to ReAl party acquittals

Suspicions about the ReAl Party have grown since they won a seat in February’s parliamentary election.

Council of Europe urges Azerbaijan to clear criminal records of activists and opposition figures

The CoE Committee of Ministers urged the Azerbaijani government to clear the criminal records of Ilgar Mammadov and seven others. 

Council of Europe urges Azerbaijan to clear criminal records of activists and opposition figures

The CoE Committee of Ministers urged the Azerbaijani government to clear the criminal records of Ilgar Mammadov and seven others. 

Family of slain Pankisi teenager appeals to European Court of Human Rights

The family of 19-year-old Temirlan Machalikashvili is appealing his killing in December 2017 in a counterterror sweep in Pankisi.

Family of slain Pankisi teenager appeals to European Court of Human Rights

The family of 19-year-old Temirlan Machalikashvili is appealing his killing in December 2017 in a counterterror sweep in Pankisi.

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