15 October 2013
Wright v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis  EWHC 2739 (11 September 2013) Summary The High Court of Justice found that the containment of protestors in a “pen” for...
Amendments to the Canadian Mental Health Act found not to breach the right to liberty and security of the person
12 September 2013
Thompson and Empowerment Council v Ontario, 2013 ONSC 5392 (12 September 2013) Summary The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that legislation introducing a community treatment order regime and...
Australia’s indefinite, non-reviewable detention of refugees on security grounds violates international law
23 August 2013
F.K.A.G. et al. v Australia, UN Doc CCPR/C/108/D/2094/2011 (23 August 2013) Summary The UN Human Rights Committee found that Australia violated articles 7 and 9(1), (2) and (4) of the...
9 August 2013
Bare v Small  VSCA 204 (9 August 2013) Summary The Victorian Court of Appeal granted an application for a Protective Costs Order (PCO) brought by Mr Nassir Bare. Mr...
9 July 2013
Vinter v United Kingdom  ECHR, Applications nos. 66069/09, 130/10 and 3896/10 (9 July 2013) Summary The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that the...
Failure to protect against domestic violence amounts to gender-based discrimination and torture under European Convention
28 May 2013
Eremia v Republic of Moldova  ECHR, Application no. 3564/11 (28 May 2013) Summary The Republic of Moldova’s failure to adequately protect a woman and her two daughters from her...
16 April 2013
Aswat v The United Kingdom, ECHR 2013 (Application no. 17299/12) (16 April 2013) Summary The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously held that the extradition of the applicant from...