1 The European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’ or ‘Court’) is a regional human rights court set up under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘ECHR’ or ‘Convention’). The Court mostly hears cases brought by individuals against States: although inter-State applications are possible, they are rare when compared with the large volume of individual applications. In other words, the lion’s share of the Court’s workload involves hearing cases brought by a party who is generally at an evidentiary disadvantage as compared to...
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