Former lord chief justice says law should be changed to make it clear British courts do not have to implement Strasbourg rulings The law should be changed to make it clear that British courts are not obliged to implement judgments ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
Lord Judge, the Lord Chief Justice until September, said issues such as prisoners’ voting rights were a matter for Parliament alone and not for the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail
The Guardian reports: Lawyers for two men subject to extraordinary rendition by the CIA told the European court of human rights (ECHR) on Tuesday that Poland, which permitted a secret “black” site to operate on its territory, should be held ... FULL ARTICLE AT War In Context
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Europe’s human rights court shone a rare public light Tuesday on the secret network of European prisons that the CIA used to interrogate terror suspects, reviving memories and questions about the ‘‘extraordinary renditions’’ that angered many ... FULL ARTICLE AT Boston.com
Strasbourg (French: Strasbourg, pronounced: [stʁazbuʁ]; Alsatian: Strossburi, [ˈʃd̥rɔːsb̥uri]; German: Straßburg, [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊʁk]) is the capital and principal city of the Alsace region in northeastern France. With 702,412 inhabitants in 2007, its metropolitan area is the ninth largest in France. Located close to the border with Germany, it is the capital of the Bas-Rhin department.
Strasbourg is... Full Article At Wikipedia.org