Chamber judgment concerning Romania
In the case of Rezmiveș and Others v. Romania the Court has ruled the applicants’ conditions of detention contrary to the Convention.
Having noted an inherent structural dysfunction in the Romanian prison system, it decided to initiate a pilot-judgment procedure. The Court considered that Romania should take steps to ease overcrowding and improve the material conditions of detention, and also introduce appropriate legal remedies.
Judgment concerning Hungary25/04/2017
In 2014, in the case of Magyarországi Evangéliumi Testvérközösség v. Hungary, the Court found that the authorities had failed in their duty of neutrality by systematically removing the church status of religious communities rather than opting for less drastic measures. At the time, the Court had held that the issue of just satisfaction was not ready for decision.
In its judgment on just satisfaction delivered today the Court has awarded the applicant 3 million euros in respect of pecuniary damage....
The Court declared the application in the case of Janssen Cilag S.A.S. v. France inadmissible as being manifestly ill-founded.
The case concerned the search and seizure operations carried out at the premises of the applicant company, in the context of an investigation into abuse of a dominant position and anti-competitive practices....