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ECtHR Grand Chamber hears mass surveillance case

On 10 July the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR held a hearing in the case Big Brother Watch and Others v. the United Kingdom, initiated by three joined applications concerning mass surveillance carried out by state authorities. The applications were the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s reports on mass surveillance by the US authorities, conducted in […]

Ground-breaking lawsuit targets living conditions at post-penal psychiatric facility

♦ A client of the HFHR (to protect his anonymity, we’ll call him Joe in this article) has filed a lawsuit against the State Treasury, seeking damages for violations of personal interests and the cessation of further violations, which arise from the living conditions at the National Centre for the Prevention of Dissocial Behaviours.

Supreme Court: dismissed religion teacher correctly reinstated to work

On 3 July 2019, the Supreme Court found that Piotr Janowicz’s had been correctly and lawfully reinstated in a teaching position.


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