Tag Archives: ECHR

Blogpost: an a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Nikolaos Sitaropoulos In Osungu and Lokongo v. France (delivered on 8/9/2015), the European Court of Human Rights (“the Court”) rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” two applications submitted by Congolese regular migrants. The proceedings concerned the French authorities’ … Continue reading

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Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Nikolaos Sitaropoulos has written a blog about the judicial review of migrant detention in Europe. He writes: “Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental organisations as an ineffective and inefficient tool of migration control employed by … Continue reading

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Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe

Blog Nikolaos Sitaropoulos, a member of this Interest Group, wrote an case analysis on the Suso Musa v. Malta case, a case before the European Court of Human Rights that dealt with the violation of Article 5(4) of the ECHR, … Continue reading

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Council of Europe: Greece must end collective expulsions

News article The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, has criticised Greece for a large number of reported collective expulsions of migrants, including a large number of Syrians fleeing war violence, and allegations of ill-treatment of migrants … Continue reading

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New ECtHR Judgment on Risk of Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Upon Return of Sudanese Political Opponent

News item On 7 January 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that he deportation from Switzerland of a political opponent of the Sudanese government to Sudan would expose him to a risk of ill-treatment contrary to Article … Continue reading

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Handbook ‘Protecting Migrants under the ECHR & ESC’

A new Handbook has been published by the Council of Europe on the protection of migrants under the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Social Charter. The author is Yannis Ktistakis, a lecturer in Public International Law at … Continue reading

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