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Prison inmate denied appropriate medical treatment (ECHR)

21 October 2010, Strasbourg (Ref: Applic. 43374/02). The Court upheld a claim brought by a Ukranian national serving a life sentence for murder and robbery, that he was denied adequate medical care in detention. On this matter, applicant relied, successfully, on article 3 ECHR (prohibition of unhuman or degrading treatment).


European Convention on Human Rights anniversary website

8 October 2010, Strasbourg. The Council of Europe launched a special website to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Convention.


Malta Ombudsman Annual Report 2009

October 2010, Valletta. The Parliamentary Ombudsman has published his annual report for 2009.


Burqa ban approved by the Constitutional Court (France)

7 October 2010, Paris. A Bill making it illegal to wear the Islamic burqa or other full face veils in public was declared by the Constitutional Council to confirm with the French Constitution.


Contributed articles

17 October 2010. The StateCareAndMore.eu Team would like to inform its readers that two new articles are available in the 'Contributed Articles' section of this e-journal.


Civil Service Tribunal 5th anniversary colloquium

1 October 2010, Luxembourg. A colloquium was organised at the Court of Justice of the European Union to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Civil Service Tribunal. A number of distinguished speakers participated in the colloquium; their presentations and workshop reports are available online.