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Norway enhances legal framework concerning police search and seizure of data protected by legal professional privilege

18 November 2022 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers ended its supervision of the execution of the ECHR judgment in Saber on 16 November. This case concerned the unlawful interference in the applicant’s right to respect for his correspondence, because his smart phone containing information protected by legal professional...

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Lithuania: Constitutional amendment implementing ECHR judgment

26 September 2022

The Committee of Ministers ended its supervision of the execution of the European Court’s judgment in the case of the former president Rolandas Paksas, which was pending since 2011. In its judgment, the Court found a violation of the applicant’s right to free elections due to the “permanent and...

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Romania : Introduction of a remedy with automatic suspensive effect against expulsion after criminal conviction

9 August 2022

In response to the European Court’s judgment in the case of D. and Others concerning the absence of suspensive effect of the available domestic remedies against expulsion following a criminal conviction, Parliament adopted Law No. 247/2022. The law was signed by the President and entered into...

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Ukraine reinforces safeguards against domestic and gender-based violence

5 August 2022

On 20 June, the Parliament of Ukraine approved the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention). The respective law was signed by the President and entered into force on 2 July. On 18 July, Ukraine deposited the...

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State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina aligns procedures with ECHR judgment concerning equality of arms

27 July 2022

In September 2021, one month after the European Court’s judgment in Bimal d.d. concerning a breach of the principle of equality of arms in administrative judicial-review proceedings, the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina introduced a mandatory requirement that each party to such proceedings...

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Greece: Legislative measures to tackle excessive formalism by criminal courts

18 July 2022 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers ended its supervision of the execution of the ECHR judgment in Kallergis, which was pending since 2009. The case concerned a violation of the applicant’s right of access to a court due to the excessively formalistic interpretation by the Court of Cassation of...

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Greece: New law regulates separated parents’ access to children in line with ECHR judgment

12 July 2022

The Committee of Ministers ended its supervision of the execution of the ECHR judgment in Fourkiotis concerning the inadequacy of measures taken by the competent authorities to secure the enforcement of a court decision ordering interim measures on the applicant father’s rights of access to his...

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Montenegro: Authorities and civil sector pursue joint training on preventing police ill-treatment and effective investigations

28 June 2022

In response to the European Court’s judgments in the Siništaj and Others group (regarding police ill-treatment and lack of effective investigations), the Montenegrin authorities have organised, in cooperation with the NGO "Civic Alliance", a training programme for police officers, judges and...

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Greece: Measures adopted to enhance hate crime investigations

14 June 2022 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers ended its supervision of execution of the ECHR judgment in Sakir concerning mainly ineffective criminal investigations into the racially motivated assault suffered by the migrant applicant in 2009. Following the Court’s judgment, the authorities implemented a wide range...

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Lithuania: Parliament adopts constitutional amendment to implement ECHR judgment

21 April 2022 Vilnius

On 21 April, the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) adopted in the second vote the constitutional amendment aimed at implementing the ECHR judgment in the case concerning the former president Rolandas Paksas. The Court has found a violation of the applicant’s right to free elections due to the...

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