Term

Administrative court

In Germany an administrative court (Verwaltungsgericht) is the forum for disputes between private individuals and public agencies or authorities.

Drones

No end in sight for US drone war via Germany

Yemen

The Administrative Court of Cologne dismissed the claim brought against the German government by three Yemeni citizens. The claimants survived a drone strike in Yemen in which US military base Ramstein played a central role.

Drones

Sicily airbase: Freedom of information litigation on Italy's involvement in US drone Program

Italy

The Sigonella airbase in Sicily, Italy, is considered of strategic importance for US drone operations in North Africa. ECCHR has filed requests to access information regarding US drones located at Sigonella according to the Italian Freedom of Information Act.