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Wiretapping: Leader of PASOK-KINAL appeals to ECHR

Leader of Greece’s socialist PASOK-KINAL party, Nikos Androulakis, appealed to the European Court of Human Rights on Monday over the wiretapping of his mobile phone. Androulakis appealed to the ECHR for the wiretapping of his mobile phone, complaining that he was not given the opportunity to be officially informed of …

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PPK founder Abdullah Ocalan takes Greece to ECHR, claims violation of his rights

 Abdullah Ocalan, a prisoner in Turkey and founder of the militant Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accusing Greece of violating his rights during his stay in the country and not providing him with political asylum. Ocalan is serving a life sentence …

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Human Rights Court convicts Greece over deadly Farmakonissi migrant boat sinking

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ruled that Greece violated the European Convention of Human Rights over the sinking of a migrant boat in 2014 in which 11 refugees, among them eight children, lost their lives. The 16 applicants, 13 Afghans, two Syrians and one Palestinian, stated …

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Turkey to take Greece to Human Rights Court over treatment of migrants

Turkey said on Wednesday it was preparing a case in the European Court of Human Rights over Greece’s treatment of migrants, and added the EU has so far made no concrete offer to deal with thousands trying to enter the bloc. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met European Council President Charles …

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ECHR ruling gives green light to push-backs at EU’s borders

In an unprecedented ruling the European Court of Human Rights gave green light to push-backs at European borders. In its ruling on February 13, the ECHR ruled that Spain committed no violation when it expelled migrants trying to force their way onto EU territory by scaling fences in a North …

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ECHR: Greece violates schoolchildren rights to freedom of religion

The European Court of Human Rights has found that Greece violates the rights of schoolchildren to freedom of religion by forcing their parents to reveal their religious beliefs in order to exempt them from religious education classes. Applicants to the ECHR were five Greek nationals, parents and children, who live …

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ECHR elects Greek judge Sicilianos as its new President

Greek judge Linos Alexandre-Sicilianos has been elected President of the European Court of Human Rights. “His term as president will begin on 5 May 2019,” the ECHR statement said. It is the first Greek to hold the court’s presidency. Sicilianos has been a judge of the ECHR since 18 May …

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European Rights Court slams Greece, France for treatment of migrant children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has punished Greece and France for their treatment of migrant children in two unrelated cases. The Court ordered Greece to pay 4,000 euros ($4,550) to nine teenagers — six Syrians, two Iraqis, and a Moroccan — who arrived in the country in early …

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ECHR rules Greece to pay €12K-€16K to each of 42 strawberry pickers in Manolada shooting

A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights court. They were shot at by employer’s foremen for demanding unpaid wages after they had worked for 5 month sin Manolada, Peloponnese. The Council of Europe’s Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday …

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