Kushtrim Istrefi and Emma Irving

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Dr Kushtrim Istrefi is currently a visiting researcher at Leiden University. Dr Emma Irving is Assistant Professor of Public International Law at Leiden University.

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A Sermon from the Bench: Some Thoughts on the ECtHR Judgment in Bayev and Others v Russia

On 20 June 2017, the ECtHR rendered a judgment in the Bayev and Others v Russia. The judgment brought some much needed good news for LGBT rights. Against the backdrop of persecution of gay men in Chechnya and the steady deterioration of the position of LGBT people in Russia generally, the ECtHR showed its activist colours…

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