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Former PM’s Case Pending at European Human Rights Court

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg announced earlier this month that the case brought by Former Prime Minister of Iceland Geir H. Haarde against Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, is now pending.

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The Icelandic government has until March 6, 2014 to submit observations, mbl.is reports.

Haarde was last year found guilty in one out of four charges brought against him by the Icelandic parliament Alþingi in the High Court of Iceland (Landsdómur)—for not having fulfilled his obligations according to the 17th article of the Constitution of Iceland. In October last year, he announced that he was taking the case to the European Court of Human Rights.

Related:

10.06.2013 | European Committee Thinks Icelandic Prime Minister’s Trial was Political

23.10.2012 | Former PM Takes Case to European Court of Human Rights

24.04.2012 | Former PM of Iceland Guilty of Violating Constitution

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