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Turkey: Council of Europe Committee should trigger infringement proceedings

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers should trigger infringement proceedings against Turkey at its September 14-16, 2021 meeting for its failure to implement the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) judgment ordering the release of the jailed human rights defender Osman Kavala, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, and the Turkey Litigation […]

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Poland: Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Chamber is not a lawful tribunal due to political interference, says European Court of Human Rights

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) welcomes today’s judgment of the European Court of Human Rights holding that the Polish Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Chamber is not a legitimate tribunal established by law due to impermissible political interference in the appointment of its judges by the Executive and Legislative powers. (more…)

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