A criminal investigation into a Vatican real estate investment is exposing weaknesses in the city state’s judicial system and a lack of some basic protections for those accused highlighting the incompatibility of the Holy See’s procedures with European norms.
The activists want to bring their complaint to the ECHR against the Polish government after the Constitutional Court decided to ban abortion in cases of fetal damage. This decision is a potential violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.
More than 70,000 households have been made homeless since the start of the pandemic, with tens of thousands more threatened with homelessness, despite government pledges to protect tenants and prevent evictions.
Rome is facing pressure to abolish its offshore quarantine system for migrants and refugees following a series of alarming incidents, including several deaths, over the past year. Italy has isolated thousands of asylum seekers on ferries over the course of the pandemic.