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Thursday, 29 July 2010

View From The Court - 29 July 2010

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In the case of P.B. and J.S. v. Austria, the Court concluded that the difference of treatment concerning the extension of an insurance cover was discriminating against a homosexual couple. (read more)


The European Court of Human Rights has notified in writing two Chamber judgments concerning Russia, neither of which is final.

Both cases concerned the applicants’ allegations that their close relatives had been kidnapped by Russian servicemen in Chechnya.

They further complained that the domestic authorities had failed to carry out an effective investigation into their allegations. They relied in particular on Articles 2 (right to life) and 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights. (read more)


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