UK breached prisoners' human rights on voting

Denying the vote to 10 UK prisoners was a breach of human rights, although no compensation or costs should be paid, European judges have ruled.

UK breached prisoners' human rights on voting

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the UK breached prisoners' rights by failing to allow them to vote, but has dismissed claims for compensation by 10 inmates.

The prisoners brought the claim after arguing their rights were violated when they were not allowed to vote in the European elections in 2009.

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