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European court rejects parents’ appeal against removal of 2-year-old’s life-support treatment

Aug 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

The family’s lawyer said the parents were ‘extremely disappointed’ by the decision. Read more

Dirk and Petra Wunderlich, pictured with their four children.

German officials did not violate homeschoolers' rights, European court says

Jan 11, 2019

Two homeschooling German parents who said their parental rights were violated by the enforcement of compulsory school attendance laws did... Read more

European Court.

Human rights court to hear case of Belgian euthanasia for depression

Jan 9, 2019

The European Court of Human Rights has announced that it will take up a case considering whether Belgium wrongly allowed... Read more

European Court of Human Rights.

European court upholds conviction of woman accused of insulting Muhammed

Oct 26, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) this week upheld a conviction against an Austrian woman who called the Islamic... Read more

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European human rights court upholds church autonomy

Dec 11, 2015

A religious freedom legal group has praised a decision by the European Court on Human Rights, saying it protects churches... Read more

Viviane Lambert, mother of Vincent Lambert, at the Grand Chamber judgement, June 5, 2015.

A warning for Europe: court ruling undermines right to life guarantees for comatose

Jun 9, 2015

The European Court of Human Rights’ recent decision to allow the removal of a comatose French man’s intravenous feeding tube... Read more