European Court of Human Rights

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Oct 14th, 2013
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By Omoh Gabriel & Emma Ujah, Washington DC At the conclusion of the 2013 World Bank annual meeting, yesterday, in Washington, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, lamented that Liechttenstein has continued to frustrate efforts by Nigeria to recov...
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Dec 20th, 2012
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press release Greece is seriously failing to respect the rights of asylum-seekers and migrants, Amnesty International warned in a briefing published today. Every year, tens of thousands of irregular migrants and asylum-seekers from the Middle East, Asia and Africa cross the Greek land and sea border ...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Nikolai MALISHEVSKI Part I Contrary to the claims circulating in the Polish media, mass executions of Russian prisoners of war in Poland in 1919-1920 are not a propaganda myth. One of the earlies accounts of the massacres can be found in “Jak to było w armii austriackiej (How it was in the Aust...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Nikolai MALISHEVSKI Last spring, the European Court of Human Rights issued a landmark decision that Russia was not guilty of the massacre of Polish soldiers and officers in Katyn. Apart from relatively minor aspects, Warsaw lost the case which was central to its historical agenda, but, unfairly, the ...
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Apr 30th, 2012
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Dubai – Al-Qaeda’s North African branch has offered to free a British hostage in return for the release of radical preacher Abu Qatada but warned London against handing him over to his native Jordan, a statement on an Islamist website said on Monday. “The initiative to the British governm...
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Feb 28th, 2012
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Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC February 27, 2012 I am delighted to be able to send greetings to all of you – our future leaders, and I hope our future diplomats – and welcome you to the State Department during Black History Month. I know many of you have traveled a long [&he...
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Sep 20th, 2011
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A Nigerian man convicted of rape has been allowed to stay in the UK following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights. The man, known only as AA, was allowed to stay after the court in Strasbourg said that his right to a family life would have been ‘violated’ if he was sent [&helli...
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Jan 19th, 2011
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Landmark case: The lawyers in the Naomi Campbell privacy case should not have been able to collect huge bonuses the European Court of Human Rights has ruled The vast ‘success fees’ claimed by lawyers in some celebrity privacy cases break human rights laws, European judges have ruled. Those working fo...
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Dec 15th, 2010
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The “rape” charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder are unfounded, based on a lack of evidence and would lead to his acquittal, a court has heard. The case against the Australian was an “abuse of process” and should be dismissed as the chances of securing a conviction were small, City of...
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Dec 14th, 2010
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In a 10-minute prison phone call to his mother, Julian Assange said that his “convictions are unfaltering” and that he remains “true to the ideals” of WikiLeaks’ work. “This circumstance shall not shake them,” Christine Assange quoted her jailed son as saying...