Russian parliament votes to break with European HR Court

LONDON: Russia’s parliament on Tuesday passed a pair of bills ending the European Court of Human Rights’ jurisdiction in the country, a rupture provoked by Russia’s war in Ukraine. The break removes a legal avenue that Russians, including jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, have used in the past to raise high-profile cases that had been rejected by national courts. Parliament’s lower house, the Duma, approved … Continue reading Russian parliament votes to break with European HR Court