European Court of Human Rights


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European Court of Human Rights:

see Council of EuropeCouncil of Europe,
international organization founded in 1949 to promote greater unity within Europe and to safeguard its political and cultural heritage by promoting human rights and democracy. The council is headquartered in Strasbourg, France.
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The European Court of Human Rights acknowledged that VKS had had no other means of determining the amount of the court fee and it had followed the legal provisions that were in force at that point.
Peter Mullen of the Church of England said that he holds little hope that the four Christians will gain much sympathy from the "secular" European Court of Human Rights.
The verdict in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg marks the final stage in Mr Mosley's campaign for tighter privacy laws following revelations about his sex life in the News of the World.
A statement from Ahmad's family said: "We are very pleased with today's ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that Babar's extradition should be temporarily frozen due to deep concerns it has regarding possible "cruel and unusual punishment" of Babar if sent to the United States.
The case in the European Court of Human Rights was against the United Kingdom, not the city council, because we obeyed UK law.
Lord Goldsmith said that the ban on deporting people to countries where there was a risk of torture or abuse derived from a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.
A MERSEYSIDE school may take its fight to use corporal punishment to the European Court of Human Rights.
But the issue has been clouded by another travellers' case dealt with by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg last week.
However, as the Legal Times notes, "Kennedy appears to be a convert" to a more globalist view of law, as evidenced by the fact that his majority opinion in Lawrence cited a decision by the European Court of Human Rights.
She took her case to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg with three others forced to quit for being gay.
Not so for murderer Gavin Mellor, who has had the brass neck to ask the European Court of Human Rights to overturn the Home Office's refusal to allow him to artificially inseminate his wife.
Simon Langley was at a BBC television studio in London one day last September when the European Court of Human Rights delivered a death blow to the United Kingdom's ban on gays and lesbians in the military.

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