A panel of five judges at the European Court of Human Rights will decide on May 9 whether it will reconsider the case of Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, which the U.K. wants to deport to Jordan to face terrorism charges.
Garry Kasparov, the former chess champion turned critic of President Vladimir Putin, won a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights declaring his rights were violated by his arrest at a 2007 protest in Moscow.
GCHQ, the U.K. government’s intelligence and cybersecurity arm, faces a claim in the European Court of Human Rights from three British campaign groups over the alleged breach of privacy of millions of citizens.
A European court handed a partial victory to former managers of Yukos Oil Co., ruling that Russia had violated the company’s rights while rejecting a political motivation behind tax claims that led to its bankruptcy.
After Latvia slashed wages and spending to keep bailout cash flowing in 2009, a Twitter user by the name of Neo published tax data showing the pain wasn’t being shared equally. The Matrix fan behind the leaks now faces jail.