European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights

Type IGO
Website echr.coe.int
Year founded 1959
Headquarters Strasbourg France France
Functions Advocacy
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags human rights law
Summary The European Court of Human Rights is an AND PROHIBITIONS international court set up in 1959. It rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. Since 1998 it has sat as a full-time court and individuals can apply to it directly. The Court examined hundreds of thousands applications since it was set up. Its judgments are binding on the countries concerned and have led governments to alter their legislation and administrative practice in a wide range of areas. The Court’s case-law makes the Convention a modern and powerful living instrument for meeting new challenges and consolidating the rule of law and democracy in Europe.


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Guide sur l’article 6 - Droit à un procès équitable (volet civil

European Court of Human Rights · 22 July 2021 French

Guide sur l’article 6 - Droit à un procès équitable (volet civil)


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European Court of Human Rights · 21 July 2021 English

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Guide sur l’article 1 du Protocole no 1 - Protection de la …

European Court of Human Rights · 19 July 2021 French

Guide sur l’article 1 du Protocole no 1 - Protection de la propriété




Guide on Article 9 - Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

European Court of Human Rights · 15 July 2021 English

Guide on Article 9 - Freedom of thought, conscience and religion



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