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Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights

The Court, based in Strasbourg, was set up as a result of the European Convention on Human Rights, created in 1950. This set out a catalogue of civil and political rights and freedoms. It allows people to lodge complaints against States which have signed up to the Convention for alleged violations of those rights. Although founded in 1950, the Court did not actually come into existence until 1959. It gained its present form as a single European Court of Human Rights when Protocol No. 11 to the ECHR took effect in 1998.

The Court is currently made up of 47 judges, one in principle for every State signed up to the Convention. They are elected by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and serve for six years. Judges sit on the Court as individuals and do not represent their country.  Website: www.echr.coe.int/ECHR/
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Bubullima c. Grèce

28 October 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Saidoun c. Grèce

28 October 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

A.A. c. Grèce

22 July 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Medvedyev et autres c. France

29 March 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Medvedyev and Others v. France

29 March 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Tabesh c. Grèce

26 November 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Zeibek c. Grèce

9 July 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

S.D. c. Grèce

11 June 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Quraishi c. Belgique

12 May 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Bekos and Koutropoulos v. Greece

13 December 2005 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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