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  • Eva Brems

Trivializing anti-personnel mines and ignoring childness: Sarıhan v Turkey

January 27, 2017

In an astonishingly laconic judgment (available only in French), the Court found no violation in the case of a 12-year old who was wounded by an anti-personnel mine while herding his sheep. Facts and Ruling The facts in this case date back to the summer of 2003, in a Kurdish village in East Turkey, not […]