European Court of Human Rights

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Jul 10 '19 08:09

Ukraine and Canada have joined a lawsuit relatives of people killed in the MH17 disaster filed against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights, Sander de Lang, one of the lawyers representing relatives in this case, confirmed to NU.nl after a report in AD.

The surviving relatives filed the complaint against Russia in 2016, holding the country liable for downing the Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014. On April 4th, the European Court of Human Rights announced that it would handle the complaint. 

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Mar 14 '17 07:44

Turkey is turning to the European Court of Human Rights in its political battle with the Netherlands, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Monday. He also announced a number of sanctions against the Netherlands, including that Dutch diplomats are no longer welcome in Turkey, NU.nl reports.

Sep 22 '16 13:50

The Netherlands does not have to prosecute former Dutchbat commander Thom Karremans for his roll in the fall of Srebrenica in 1995, the European Court for Human Rights ruled on Thursday

Aug 10 '16 12:50

The Dutch State must re-socialize life-sentence prisoner Edwin S., the court in The Hague ruled on Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by S. himself

Jun 3 '16 09:54

State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice wants convicts sentenced to life in prison to be reassessed for possible release after they served 25 years. He thinks a special advisory board should determine whether the prisoner qualifies for released, the State Secretary wrote in a letter to parliament, NU.nl reports.

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Apr 26 '16 13:55

The European Court of Human Rights again criticized the Netherlands for sentencing prisoners to life in prison. According to the court, a life sentence is inhumane and no one deserves to be treated as "forgotten human waste", no matter the sentence

Jan 14 '16 10:17

The European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday ruled that employers are allowed to read their employees' chats and emails sent during work time. "It is not unreasonable that an employer wants to check that employees do their work", the court decided

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Jan 12 '16 15:35

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg Tuesday gave the Netherlands permission to deport five Afghan men living in the Netherlands for at least the past 15 years.

Oct 26 '15 08:39

The families of three Srebrenica victims have asked the European Court of Human rights to prosecute three Dutchbat commanders for the deaths of their relatives. In April the appeals court in Arnhem ruled that the three officers will not be prosecuted.

Feb 3 '15 10:10

The European Court of Human Rights rejected a complaint by pedophile advocacy association Martijn against the ban Dutch courts imposed on the group last year. The organization will remain prohibited, and the court will not hear the case, reported ANP.

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