What has been the effect of the ECHR on Armenia?

Gasparyan, Narine (2011) What has been the effect of the ECHR on Armenia? EHRAC bulletin (16). pp. 7-8.

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This article discusses the effects which the European Convention has had on Armenia. Armenia became a member of the Council of Europe (CoE) in 2001 and ratified the ECHR in 2002. The ECtHR passed its first judgment against Armenia in January 2007 (Mkrtchyan v Armenia (No. 6562/03) 11.1.07) and, as of July 2011, had found violations in 25 cases. Analysis of these judgments shows that the majority (13) included a violation of Art. 6 (right to a fair trial), which is the most frequently violated article not only by Armenia, but also by other member states, with 8,019 of 13,697 judgments in 1959-2010 including a violation of Art. 6 (nearly 59%).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: EHRAC bulletin; European Convention on Human Rights; ECHR; European Court of Human Rights; ECtHR; human rights violations; Armenia
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences > 340 Law
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 11:01
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2015 11:01
URI: https://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/577


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