European Coort o Human Richts

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European Court of Human Rights
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Signanters tae the European Convention on Human Richts
Established
  • 1959 (erest)
  • 1998 (permanent)
Kintra47 member states o the Cooncil o Europe
LocationStrasbourg, Fraunce
Coordinates48°35′47″N 7°46′27″E / 48.596389°N 7.774167°E / 48.596389; 7.774167Coordinates: 48°35′47″N 7°46′27″E / 48.596389°N 7.774167°E / 48.596389; 7.774167
Authorised biEuropean Convention on Human Richts
Deceesions are appealed taeGrand Chamber o the European Coort o Human Richts
No. o poseetions47 judges, yin frae ilka o the 47 member states o the Cooncil o Europe
Wabsteidwww.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=home
President
CurrentlyRóbert Ragnar Spanó
Syne2013 (judge), 2020 (preses)

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR or ECtHR; French: Cour européenne des droits de l’homme), kent forby as the Strasbourg Coort,[1] is a supranational or international coort o the Cooncil o Europe which expoonds the European Convention on Human Richts. The coort hears applications ledging thit a contractin state haes breachit yin or mair o the human richts proveesions anent civil an political richts furthset in the convention an its protocols.

An application can be lodgit bi an individual, a group o individuals, or yin or mair o the ither contractin states. Aside frae judgements, the coort can forby issue advisory opeenions. The convention wis adoptit within the context o the Cooncil o Europe, an aw o its 47 member states are contractin parties tae the convention. Ilka kintra kin have yin judge in the ECOHR, but judges wirk independent fur the ECOHR, an nae fur thair kintra.

The coort is basit in Strasbourg, Fraunce, naur the European Pairlament. It is is wide acceptit[2] as the maist feckfu international human richts coort in the warld.[3][4][5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Anagnostou, Dia. European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy (in Inglis). Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-7058-1.
  2. The UK and the European Court of Human Rights
  3. Helfer, L. R. (2008). "Redesigning the European Court of Human Rights: Embeddedness as a Deep Structural Principle of the European Human Rights Regime". European Journal of International Law. 19 (1): 125–159. doi:10.1093/ejil/chn004.
  4. Emmert, Frank; Carney, Chandler (2017). "The European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights vs. The Council of Europe Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms - A Comparison". Fordham International Law Journal (in Inglis). 40 (4).
  5. Kosař, David; Petrov, Jan; Šipulová, Katarína; Smekal, Hubert; Vyhnánek, Ladislav; Janovský, Jozef. Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance (in Inglis). Routledge. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-000-03659-6.