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European Court of Human Rights Rejects Anders Breivik Appeal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – The European Court of Human Rights has rejected that an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights. The Strasbourg, France-based court said Thursday the case “doesn’t

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Europe’s Human Rights Court Says Turkey Violates Human Rights

Amid wider concerns over freedom of expression and access to information in Turkey, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled the government violated fundamental freedoms when it blocked access to YouTube.  Turkey’s violation of the European Convention on Human

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Tory Splits As PR Man Cameron Spins Human Rights ‘Reform’

David Cameron has ruled out withdrawing Britain from the European Convention on Human Rights, turning the promised repeal of Britain’s Human Rights Act into a mere smokescreen for quietly maintaining the status quo. The Conservatives pledged to replace the Human