N.A. et A.I. c. Suisse: deux jugements différents de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme dans des cas semblables

La Newsletter de juin 2017 édité par l’Equipe Droits Européens et Migrations de l’Université catholique de Louvain (BE) analyse deux arrêts récents de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme (Cour EDH) concernant la Suisse et deux cas soudanais, N.A. et A.I. c. Suisse. Une analyse qui permet de mieux saisir comment la CourEDH est arrivée […]

ICC in The Hague to investigate Libyan Coastguard on the initiative of Sea-Watch — Sea-Watch e.V.

The International Criminal Court in The Hague is investigating the so-called Libyan Coastguard. This investigation is the result of the numerous attacks on civil rescue organisations as well as refugees and migrants, as highlighted by Sea-Watch. In several cases, the so-called Libyan Coastguard has put rescuers, migrants and refugees in mortal danger in order to […]

Hungarian NGO considering lawsuits on behalf of asylum-seekers — V4Revue

In 2016 alone, 29,432 people registered as asylum-seekers in Hungary.  In that same year, Hungary had Europe’s lowest recognition rate of international protection based on asylum claims. While the EU average was 61%, in Hungary only 9% of applicants got international protection. 2 This low recognition rate is particularly significant given that almost a third […]

Foreign fighters’ helpers excluded from refugee status: a clarification from the EU Court of Justice

What if a person claiming to be a refugee is an alleged terrorist, or at least giving assistance to alleged terrorists? Can they still claim to be a refugee – and if not, how should we define ‘terrorism’ for the purposes of rejecting their claim to be one? Today’s judgmentof the EU Court… via Foreign fighters’ […]

Expulsion of seriously ill migrants: a new ECtHR ruling reshapes ECHR and EU law

In what is possibly one of the most important judgments of 2016, Paposhvili v. Belgium, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has memorably reshaped its case law on when Article 3 ECHR (which bans torture or other inhuman or degrading treatment) applies to the expulsion of seriously ill migrants. In […]

Massive Open Online Course on the ECHR launched! — ECHR BLOG

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nxNpjwEIPXo?feature=player_embedded Dear ECHR Blog readers, it is my particular pleasure to announce that today, here at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) at Utrecht University, we are launching a Massive Open Online Course on the European Convention on Human Rights. The formal title is ‘Human Rights for open Societies – An introduction into the ECHR’… […]