A protester holds a placard supporting BDS (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement) in Paris in 2015. Photograph:   Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

Seven judges at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, presided over by Irishwoman Síofra O’Leary, have overturned a conviction by France’s(...)

The head of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Les Allamby said: ‘PSNI holds almost one-quarter of a million individuals’ fingerprints and close to 200,000 individuals’ DNA.’ Image: Getty

Police in Northern Ireland will begin “real-time” deletion of DNA records in September. The indefinite storage of a convicted drink-driver’s profile,(...)

Mark Nash said his rights under the European Convention had been breached because of the period of 12 years which elapsed between him first being questioned in respect of the Grangegorman murders, and the decision to formally charge him following the discovery of new evidence. File photograph: Collins Courts

An application from the serial murderer Mark Nash to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg has been thrown out. In an application (...)

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The European Court of Human Rights. The court decided not to grant any financial award to Vincent Keaney. File photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has upheld a complaint by a former Lotto winner that his right to a fair trial within a reasonable timeframe(...)

Mucella Yapici, one of the 16 defendants acquitted over their alleged role in Turkey’s Gezi Park protests, reacts as she is surrounded by her supporters after leaving a courtroom at the Silivri prison and courthouse complex near Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded the re-arrest of Turkish businessman Osman Kavala in connection with the failed 2016 coup, hours after he was acquitte(...)

Fergus Gaughran’s DNA profile, fingerprints and photography was kept by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

A man convicted of a drink-driving offence whose DNA profile was held indefinitely by police had his privacy rights breached, the European Court of Hu(...)

Sara Canning with her partner Lyra McKee: ‘Lyra made my politics less black and white. She was unique in Northern Ireland’

Robyn Peoples and Sharni Edwards are the first couple to enter into a same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. To mark the occasion, those involved(...)

The High Court’s Mr Justice Max Barrett made the declaration of unconstitutionality last July. Photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court is to hear an appeal by the State over a finding of unconstitutionality concerning a law preventing recognition, for family reunific(...)

A British teenager convicted of falsely accusing a group of Israelis of gang-rape at the Famagusta district court in Cyprus on Tuesday. Photograph: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images)

The Cypriot authorities will continue to face pressure to rectify an injustice due to the four-month suspended sentence delivered on Tuesday in the ca(...)

Protesters outside a court house in Paralimni, Cyprus, on Monday who believe the judgment is a product of a system that remains insensitive to gender and rape. Photograph: AP

Pressure is mounting on Cypriot authorities to reopen the case of a British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang raped, amid rising anger o(...)

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