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The Law of International Responsibility edited by Crawford, James; Pellet, Alain; Olleson, Simon; Parlett, Kate

Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.51.3 Responsibility for Violations of Human Rights Obligations: European Mechanisms

Jean-Paul Costa

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 12 December 2019

The European Convention on Human Rights,1 signed in Rome on 4 November 1950, established mechanisms of State responsibility for breaches of human rights which were unique at that time. This responsibility has particular characteristics which will be analysed in this Chapter. It will also be necessary to say a few words on another international instrument which was also signed in the context of the Council of Europe, the European Social Charter.2 The responsibility of States under the European Convention on Human Rights (and incidentally under the European Social...
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