Posts tagged with ‘ECtHR’

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Europe’s Own Human Rights Crisis

by FG

Europe’s Own Human Rights Crisis Benjamin Ward To many friends of human rights in Europe, the Arab Spring has been the most thrilling period since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Judging from their soaring rhetoric about yearning for freedom among Arab peoples, European Union leaders share that enthusiasm. Today there is an opportunity, the […]

CASE: European Court of Human Rights Blocks Deportation to Jordan

by FG

CASE: European Court of Human Rights Blocks Deportation to Jordan The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) today handed down its judgment in the case of Othman v United Kingdom (2012), ruling that the UK cannot deport Omar Othman (Abu Qatada) to Jordan. Although diplomatic assurances between the two countries could ensure his […]