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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/Pages/home.aspx?p=home
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Kamaliyevy v. Russia

3 June 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Dzhurayev v. Russia

17 December 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Muminov v. Russia

11 December 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Ismoilov and Others v. Russia

24 April 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Ismoilov and Others v. Russia

12 December 2006 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Mamatkulov and Askarov v. Turkey

4 February 2005 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Mamatkulov et Askarov c .Turquie

4 February 2005 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Mamatkulov and Abdurasulovic v. Turkey

6 February 2003 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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