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European Court of Human Rights

This section contains briefs and links to the European Court of Human Rights case-law related to defence rights, including legal aid and other related rights

Mr Natunen and two other persons were suspected of trafficking in drugs.
The applicant was questioned as a witness about the circumstances of the death of Mrs K.
The applicant, who was 17 year old, was taken into police custody on suspicion of having participated in an illegal demonstration in support of the Workers’ Party of Kurdistan (PKK).
On 25 May 2005 Mr Castravet was arrested by the Centre for Fighting Economic Crime and Corruption (CFECC) on charges of embezzlement.
The report „Recent developments in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights relating to the European Prison Rules of 2006” was written by Toomas Sillaste, Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, Research and Library Division.
The paper „European Court of Human Rights Jurisprudence on the Right to Legal Aid” was prepared by the staff of the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Public Interest Law Institute.