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„To Luxembourg instead of Strasbourg?” A report on the role of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the protection of human rights

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has published the report  „To Luxembourg instead of to Strasbourg?” by dr. Piotr Kładoczny, Marcin Szwed and Katarzyna Wiśniewska, in which the EU system of protection of individual rights is discussed.

Strasbourg Court to decide on exhumations of Smolensk crash victims

According to a statement by the European Court of Human Rights, on 20th September the Court will pass a judgment in the landmark case initiated by applications brought by families of victims of the Smolensk crash who opposed the exhumation of their loved ones’ remains. The ECtHR itself considers this matter to be one of […]

Report on CRPD Implementation

On 4 and 5 September, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will examine Poland’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The HFHR has presented a report to the Committee pointing out problems that prevent full implementation of the Convention and making recommendations that need to be […]


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