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The UK's decision to deport a Nigerian man following a criminal conviction, despite him having been granted indefinite leave to remain more than a decade prior, did not violate his human rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. In the case of Otite v the United Kingdom, the ECtH

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The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost a case at the European Court of Human Rights over their right to respect for private and family life. The case concerned statements made by a former detective inspector – in a book, a documentary and a newspaper interview – about the applicants&r

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Judge Síofra O’Leary, the Irish judge on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), has been elected as the president of the court for a two-year term. She is the first woman and the first Irish person to serve as president of the court in its 63-year history, and will take up office o

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Russia has officially ceased to be a party to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). In a statement, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) said Russia formally ceased to be a party to the ECHR on Friday 16 September 2022 following its expulsion from the Council of Europe in March.

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Kenyan tribes who were violently forced from their land to make way for tea plantations have launched proceedings against the UK in the European Court of Human Rights. The Talai and Kipsigi tribes, represented by lawyer Joel Kimutai Bosek, are seeking £168 billion in compensation and a formal

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Judge Síofra O'Leary, the Irish judge on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), has been tipped as the frontrunner in the election for the court's presidency. Human rights campaigners and legal experts speaking to Irish Legal News have warmly welcomed the Dublin-born judge's potenti

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Ireland will today assume the presidency of the Council of Europe, the home of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the continent's leading human rights body. Speaking ahead of the final meeting of Italy's presidency, Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said Ireland "has always subscribed

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A lawyer who was fined after telling a joke in court suffered a violation of his right to freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. Mirko Simic, a lawyer in Bosnia and Herzegovina, told the joke – about a professor who expected his students to provide not onl

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has dismissed a case brought against the UK by the sister of an IRA volunteer who was shot dead by British soldiers in 1990, despite identifying certain weaknesses in a 2012 inquest. In a unanimous ruling handed down this morning, the court said it was stil

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will rule this week in a case brought against the United Kingdom by the sister of an IRA volunteer who was shot dead by British soldiers in 1990. The applicant in the case is Sally Gribben, whose brother Martin McCaughey and fellow IRA volunteer Desmond Gre

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A former tennis player who claimed a newspaper had defamed him in a story that mentioned his tax affairs has failed in his Article 8 appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. The court found that as the newspaper article had been a mixture of value judgment and supported factual statements, it h

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has dismissed a challenge to the religious language contained in declarations required to take up the office of president. The court unanimously held that the applicants, a group of five Irish politicians, had failed to provide reasonable and convincing evi

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