The ECHR or European Convention on Human Rights is an international treaty by which the member states of the Council of Europe guarantee fundamental civil and political rights. The guarantees of the ECHR apply both to citizens of the Member States and to anyone under their jurisdiction. The member states of the Council of Europe […]
An application to the ECHR can be lodged with the European Court of Human Right by those who consider they have suffered a human rights violation. The list of human rights is set out in the European Convention on Human Rights (articles 2 – 19) and in its additional Protocols. Therefore, it is not possible to
On this page you will find the ECHR application form and also the most comprehensive practical guide for correctly filling in an application before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). You should be aware, however, that making an application to the ECHR independently (without a lawyer), or with non-specialized assistance, can be very risky.