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Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych sent an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights or ECHR claiming "the violation of his right to participate in court hearings in the case, where he is accused by the Ukrainian Prosecutor's Office of state treason." This was announced by Yanukovych's lawyer, Vitaly Serdyuk on Espresso TV.
"Viktor Yanukovych has already signed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights, which refers to the violation of the right for access to justice, …
Family members of those killed in the Beslan school terrorist attack in 2004 won a case against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The court awarded the petitioners a total of EUR 2.995 million as a compensation for moral damages, as well as EUR 88,000 in reimbursement for court costs, as reported by Kommersant.
According to the report, the ECHR acknowledged that the Russian authorities were in a difficult situation and took the necessary measures to rescue the hostages. At …
Kyiv is confident it will win the dispute with Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), as stated by the Ukrainian Commissioner for the EHCR, Ivan Lishchyna, channel ZIK reported.
"In order to win, you need to work. And the interstate disputes team works almost around the clock. Our task is to win, and we will win in this dispute", he said.
At the same time, Lishchyna stressed that the EHCR has no solutions regarding Ukraine's relationship with Russia in Eastern Ukraine. "The …
The Ukrainian Ministry of Justice is preparing to submit a lawsuit to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Russia for banning the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People. According to Interfax-Ukraine, this was said by the Ukrainian Minister of Justice, Pavlo Petrenko, at a press conference in Kiev.
“Based on the events surrounding the Mejlis, we have prepared a draft interstate titled ‘Ukraine against Russia’. It details the unlawfulness of the Mejlis’ prohibition by Russian …
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in favor of Alexei Navalny and Petr Ofitserov. They had previously submitted a complaint against the decision of the Russian Court in the case of Kirovles. The text of the ruling was published on the website of the ECHR.
The ECHR established that Navalny and Ofitserov were tried for acts which are impossible to distinguish from regular business activities. This is a violation of Article 6 (the right to a fair trial) which, “to the …
The Deputy Justice Minister of Ukraine, Natalia Sevostyanova, reported that Ukraine has been documenting human rights violations in Crimea and the Donbas region, and will file a new complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Two previous complaints are pending.
In response to questions about the reviews of the pending complaints pertaining to events in Crimea and the Donbas region, Sevostyanova reminded journalists that Russia had requested a prolongation of their communication …