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Regional mechanisms Archives: European Court of Human Rights

Malta: joint third party intervention on detention of a migrant child

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), the AIRE Centre and the Global Campus of human rights have submitted a joint third party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in the case of a A.D. v Malta, concerning the detention of a child seeking asylum in Malta. […]

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Türkiye: ICJ intervenes in European Court case on transfer of judges

The ICJ has intervened as a third party before the European Court of Human Rights in a case concerning the involuntary transfers of judges and the consequences of such transfers for the independence of the judiciary. The case of Kurtoğlu Karacık v Türkiye concerns the transfer of several judges to new locations by decision of […]

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Turkey: Council of Europe triggers infringement process against Turkey for failure to free Osman Kavala

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers decision notifying Turkey it will start infringement proceedings over its failure to comply with the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) order to free the jailed human rights defender Osman Kavala is a welcome step, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, and the Turkey Litigation Support […]

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