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Greece Condemned by ECHR for Not Granting Civilian Conscientious Objector Status

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) condemned Greece for refusing to grant a citizen the status of conscientious objector and allow him to do alternative civilian work instead of military service. According to the court ruling, the country violated...

ECHR Condemns Greece for Inhumane Migrant Treatment

Once again, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Greece for the inhumane treatment of 14 illegal migrants originating from Iran, the Ivory Coast, Egypt, Nigeria and China. During today’s judging of the Mahammad and others versus Greece appeal,...

Turkey Ordered to Pay EUR90m Over Cyprus Invasion

Turkey was ordered by the European Court of Human Rights Monday to compensate victims of the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.  In one of the largest judgements handed down by the Strasbourg court, Turkey has been ordered to pay 60 million euros...

ECtHR Convicts Greece on Human Rights Violations

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Thursday convicted the Greek state over the degrading conditions of the incarceration of two illegal immigrants, who filed a suit at the court after being arrested in Greece for failing to...

The Dilemma of Divided Cyprus and the Turkish Trap

Under the current political climate, there is a slim possibility that a conciliatory resolution to the Cyprus problem may not be far off. If successful, the island would be administered as a bizonal, bicommunal federation. President of the Republic...

Greece's Council of State Rejects Claims for Unconstitutional Bond Haircut

During Greece’s Council of State  plenary session, it was concluded that the haircut (PSI) of the Greek State’s bonds is constitutional, lawful and in accordance with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The bond haircut was a move...