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European Court of Human Rights

European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) — Europe’s top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful imprisonment and torture of Guantanamo-bound detainees. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of a Palestinian and a Saudi national who were held in a U.S. detention […]

July 24, 2014

France Can Outlaw Full-Face Veil, Rules European Human Rights Court

dpa STRASBOURG, France — A French public ban on clothing that hides the face was upheld by the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday in a decision that will have ramifications for 47 nations. The case was brought by a French Muslim woman who said the ban on traditional garments like the burqa or […]

July 1, 2014