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A German man sent to prison over an incestuous relationship with his sister has lost his case that the conviction violated his right to a private and family life at the European Court of Human Rights.

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Dozens arrested in Moscow gay rights parade clashesupdated: Sat May 28 2011 16:31:00

More than 30 people were arrested Saturday in central Moscow during the sixth attempt by gay rights groups to hold a parade in the city.

Victim of false tabloid 'orgy' story loses Europe caseupdated: Tue May 10 2011 07:22:00

Newspapers do not have to warn people that they are going to publish details about their private lives before going to press, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday, rejecting a complaint by former Formula 1 motor racing boss Max Mosley.

Court wants more evidence in U.S. extradition caseupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 06:11:00

The European Court of Human Rights said Thursday it wants to hear more evidence before deciding whether to extradite British terrorism suspect Babar Ahmad to the United States.

Europe's top court hears school crucifix caseupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 16:59:00

Italy pushed back Wednesday against a European court ruling that crucifixes in classrooms violate students' right to freedom of religion and education.

Photographers speak out in UKupdated: Sat Jan 23 2010 17:33:00

Photographers say they are tired of being stopped and searched by police under Britain's terrorism laws.

Photographers protest UK terror lawupdated: Sat Jan 23 2010 17:33:00

Photographers fed up with being stopped and searched by British police under the country's terrorism laws gathered in London to protest against the practice.

Britain to fight ruling on police searchesupdated: Wed Jan 13 2010 08:50:00

The British government said Wednesday it will appeal a European court ruling that certain police stop-and-search powers are a breach of human rights.

Court says Bosnian constitution discriminatoryupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 10:56:00

Bosnia's constitution violates European human rights law by banning Jews, Roma and other ethnic minorities from running for president or the upper chamber of Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights ruled.

Italy debates public crossesupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 10:15:00

The crucifix is at least two feet tall, with the figure of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns and hangs centered on the wall behind the judge. Even at the murder trial of Amanda Knox, the cross is a constant symbol of Italian history, identity and justice.

Italy vows to fight for classroom crucifixesupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 11:28:00

The Italian government is vowing to fight a European court ruling that crucifixes in classrooms violate students' right to freedom of religion.

Lawyers: Abused Turkish woman in hidingupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 02:32:00

Lawyers say the winner of a landmark case that makes governments responsible for protecting women from domestic abuse is living in hiding, terrified that her ex-husband will hunt her down and kill her.

Court: Turkey failed to protect woman in domestic abuse caseupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 14:31:00

In a landmark case, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that Turkish authorities failed to protect a woman from her abusive ex-husband, effectively allowing his pattern of domestic violence to lead to the killing of her mother at gunpoint.

UK police DNA bank a 'human rights violation'updated: Thu Dec 04 2008 07:05:00

The British police practice of keeping DNA records of anyone they arrest is a human rights violation, The European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously Thursday.

Russia: Rights lawyer in possible poison attemptupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 05:56:00

A prominent Russian human rights lawyer says she and her children are ill after a suspicious substance was found in their car in France.

European Court backs UK hacker extraditionupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 08:58:00

The European Court of Human Rights cleared the way Thursday for the extradition of a British man to the United States, where prosecutors say he hacked into computers at a variety of military installations including the Pentagon, U.S. Navy, and NASA.

Scientology responds to German ban proposalupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 21:02:00

While failing to pursue the Hamburg Minister of Interior's motion, the Minister of Interior Conference has demonstrated that they are completely out of step with the rest of the world. Their statement and recommendation are a blatant attempt at justifying the ongoing and never-ending discrimination against the Church of Scientology and its members in Germany.

Woman loses frozen embryo battleupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 05:46:00

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a British woman has no right to use frozen embryos to have a baby without the consent of the man who provided the sperm.

'McLibel' pair wins rights caseupdated: Tue Feb 15 2005 05:16:00

The British government violated the rights of two vegetarian activists convicted of libeling the U.S. fast food chain McDonald's, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

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