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THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS. The European Court of Human Rights was established under the European Convention of Human Rights of 1950. Its purpose.

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1 THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

2 The European Court of Human Rights was established under the European Convention of Human Rights of Its purpose is to monitor the compliance of member parties. The court addresses Human Rights violation. The European Court of Human Rights was established under the European Convention of Human Rights of Its purpose is to monitor the compliance of member parties. The court addresses Human Rights violation.

3 Human Rights Building / Palais des Droits de l'Homme Aerial view of the Human Rights Building / Vue aérienne du Palais des Droits de l'Homme Architecte / Architect : Richard Rogers Partnership

4 It became a permanent court with full time judges on 1 November 1998, to replace the old structure of All member states of the council of Europe have to sign and to ratify the convention. It became a permanent court with full time judges on 1 November 1998, to replace the old structure of All member states of the council of Europe have to sign and to ratify the convention. Judges are elected and re-elected every 6 years. The Court is divided into five sections, each section selects a Chamber, a President and some judges. Judges alternate between groups frequently (every nine months) to maintain fairness. Judges are elected and re-elected every 6 years. The Court is divided into five sections, each section selects a Chamber, a President and some judges. Judges alternate between groups frequently (every nine months) to maintain fairness.

5 Human Rights Building / Palais des Droits de l'Homme

6 There are some problems because they take too long to solve cases; therefore, the principle that justice delayed is justice denied helped to improve efficiently of the Court. There was a reform, a new protocol developed. There are some problems because they take too long to solve cases; therefore, the principle that justice delayed is justice denied helped to improve efficiently of the Court. There was a reform, a new protocol developed.

7 Human Rights Building / Palais des Droits de l'Homme

8 The Court was designed by Richard Rogers in 1995, it reflects the two components: the commission and the court. Its built with lots of glass to emphasise the openness of the court to European citizens. The Court was designed by Richard Rogers in 1995, it reflects the two components: the commission and the court. Its built with lots of glass to emphasise the openness of the court to European citizens.

9 Human Rights Building / Palais des Droits de l'Homme


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