European Convention on Human Rights
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international treaty to protect human rights and fundamental ...
European Convention on Human Rights - Wikipedia
Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons. The decision comes after a Muslim co...
Article 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights is the first article of the European Convention on Human Rights. It states that "The High Contracting Parties shall secure to everyone within their...
Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to life The article contains a limited exception for the cases of lawful executions and sets out strictly controlled circumstanc...
Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights prohibits torture, and "inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment". There are no exceptions or limitations on this right.This provision usually ...
Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights prohibits slavery and forced labour. Conscription, national service, prison labour, service exacted in cases of emergency or calamity, and "normal ...
Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Art.5 ECHR for short) provides that everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. Liberty and security of the person are taken as a "c...
Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights is a provision of the European Convention which protects the right to a fair trial. In criminal law cases and cases to determine civil rights it pr...
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence", subject to certain restrictions that are "in acco...
Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. This includes the freedom to change a religion or belief, and to manifest a religi...
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides the right to freedom of expression and information, subject to certain restrictions that are "in accordance with law" and "necessary in a...
Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to freedom of assembly and association, including the right to form trade unions, subject to certain restrictions that are "in ...
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides for the right to marry.
European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR; French: Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights. It hears...
European Court of Human Rights - Wikipedia
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey (application No. 10226/03) was a case before the European Court of Human Rightson the requirement for parties standing in Turking parliamentary elections to meet the threshol...
D.H. and Others v. the Czech Republic
D.H. and Others v. the Czech Republic (No. 57325/00) was a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights concerning discrimination of Romani children in the education system of the Czech Republic...
Musayev, Labazanova and Magomadov v. Russia
Musayev, Labazanova and Magomadov v. Russia was the July 26, 2007, ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of the February 2000 Novye Aldi massacre in Chechnya, which unanimous...
Fondul Proprietatea
Fondul Proprietatea is a joint-stock company established by the Romanian state, and is intended to become entirely private and independent from the state. Its specificity lies in the fact that its pur...
Hirst v United Kingdom (No 2)
Hirst v the United Kingdom (No 2) [2005] ECHR 681 is a European Court of Human Rights case, where the court ruled that a blanket ban on British prisoners exercising the right to vote is contrary to th...
Handyside v United Kingdom
Handyside v United Kingdom (5493/72) was a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights in 1976. Its conclusion contains the famous phrase that "Freedom of expression...is applicable not only to...
Lautsi v. Italy
Lautsi v. Italy was a case brought before the European Court of Human Rights, which, on 18 March 2011, ruled that the requirement in Italian law that crucifixes be displayed in classrooms of state sch...