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Inhumane and degrading treatment in the workplace: a first for the European Court of Human Rights?

October 05, 2018

This guest post was written by Cathérine Van de Graaf, a PhD student at Ghent University. In its recent judgment of Hovhannisyan v. Armenia, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the State authorities failed to conduct a proper investigation into a civil servant’s allegations of ill-treatment by her superiors during an argument over […]