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POSC 492 International Human Rights (IP): European Court of Human Rights

About the Court

The European Court of Human Rights is an international court set up in 1959. It rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights.


HUDOC database -- All of the Court's judgments, and a significant selection of decisions and reports, are published in the Hudoc database.


Start at the ECHR Homepage and navigate to cases

Searching HUDOC

Using case field to search HUDOC