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The Court in brief

Court In Brief

The Court in brief brochure is an introduction to the Court and the key dates in its history. It gives a short summary of the Convention and its guarantees and prohibitions.

 

The Court in brief

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European Convention - A living instrument

This is an educational publication on the Convention which presents the Convention, its development and its Articles and Protocols in an easy-to-read style.

 

The European Convention on Human Rights – A living instrument

The ECHR in 50 questions

The ECHR in 50 questions answers frequently asked questions on the Convention and the Court.

 

The ECHR in 50 questions

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Questions and Answers

The Questions and Answers are provided for the benefit of potential applicants.

 

 

Questions and Answers

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Your application to the ECHR

This pamphlet, describing the various stages of the procedure by which the Court examines an application, is intended to answer the main questions that applicants might ask, especially once their application has been sent to the Court.

Your application to the ECHR

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Simplified Convention

Simplified Convention

This simplified version of selected Articles from the Convention tends to present the main rights and freedoms.

 


Simplified Convention

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The ECHR in facts and figures 2019

Cover Facts and figures 2019

This document provides different statistical results about the cases examined by the Court during the year 2019.

 

 

Facts & Figures 2019

Overview 1959-2019

Cover Overview 1959-2019

This Overview presents various comparative statistics concerning judgments and violations for the period 1959-2019.

 

 

Overview 1959-2019