Sissy Katsoni

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Sissy Katsoni is a Ph.D. Candidate and Research Associate at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Ruhr-University Bochum.

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How to Maneuver Around Acknowledging the Right to Access Abortion: Some Thoughts on the ECtHR’s judgment in M.L. v Poland

On 14 December 2023, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR, Court) issued its much-awaited judgment in M.L. v Poland, i.e. in one of the approximately 1000 applications submitted before it regarding the Polish restrictive abortion policy. The application concerned the alleged violation of the applicant’s rights under the European Convention on Human Rights…

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‘Dangerous’ Abortion Cases and the Dangers of Misportraying ECtHR’s Inadmissibility Decisions

On the 8th of June, 2023, the European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’, ‘the Court’) published its inadmissibility decision in the case of A.M. and Others v. Poland. The latter concerned the alleged violation of Article 8 of European Convention of Human Rights (‘ECHR’) following the legislative amendments, which were introduced by the Polish Constitutional…

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