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European Court of Human Rights

court in Strasbourg, France, established by the European Convention on Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) hears and decides particular type of complaints. These complaints relate to abuse of human rights. ECoHR’s other popular name is "Strasbourg Court". Member countries of the Council of Europe created ECoHR to arrange all such complaints, listen to the complaints, and to give decisions. European Convention on Human Rights tells about many human rights. ECoHR sees that people should enjoy all these human rights.

ECoHR' has a number of judges. The number of judges is seven normally but at the case of dealing a great issue, the number will be 21 and the judges are equally from member countries of the Council of Europe. At present, there are forty seven member countries of the Council of Europe. Each country may have one judge in the ECoHR. But, judges work independently for the ECoHR, and not for their country.

JudgesEdit

Name Country Position Elected Term Ends[1]
Dean Spielmann   Luxembourg President 2004
Josep Casadevall   Andorra Vice-President 1998 31 October 2015
Guido Raimondi   Italy Vice-President 2010 5 May 2019
Ineta Ziemele   Latvia Section President 2005 31 October 2015
Isabelle Berro-Lefèvre   Monaco Section President 2006 10 September 2015
Mark Villiger   Liechtenstein Section President 2006 31 August 2015
Boštjan Zupančič   Slovenia Judge 1998 31 October 2015
Elisabeth Steiner   Austria Judge 2001 31 October 2015
Alvina Gyulumyan   Armenia Judge 2003 31 October 2015
Khanlar Hajiyev   Azerbaijan Judge 2004 31 October 2015
Ján Šikuta   Slovakia Judge 2004 31 October 2013
Dragoljub Popović   Serbia Judge 2005 3 April 2014
Päivi Hirvelä   Finland Judge 2007 31 December 2015
George Nicolaou   Cyprus Judge 2008 16 September 2015
Luis López Guerra   Spain Judge 2008 31 January 2017
András Sajó   Hungary Judge 2008 31 January 2017
Mirjana Lazarova Trajkovska   Macedonia Judge 2008 31 January 2017
Ledi Bianku   Albania Judge 2008 31 January 2017
Nona Tsotsoria   Georgia Judge 2008 31 January 2017
Ann Power-Forde   Ireland Judge 2008 2 March 2017
Zdravka Kalaydjieva   Bulgaria Judge 2008 30 April 2017
Ayşe Işıl Karakaş   Turkey Judge 2008 30 April 2017
Nebojša Vučinić   Montenegro Judge 2008 26 August 2017
Kristina Pardalos   San Marino Judge 2009 20 September 2018
Ganna Yudkivska   Ukraine Judge 2010 14 June 2019
Vincent De Gaetano   Malta Judge 2010 19 September 2019
Angelika Nussberger   Germany Judge 2011 31 December 2019
Julia Laffranque   Estonia Judge 2011 3 January 2020
Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque   Portugal Judge 2011 1 April 2020
Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos   Greece Judge 2011 18 January 2020
Erik Møse   Norway Judge 2011 9 October 2020
Helen Keller   Switzerland Judge 2011 4 October 2020
André Potocki   France Judge 2011 21 June 2020
Paul Lemens   Belgium Judge 2012 13 September 2021
Helena Jäderblom   Sweden Judge 2012 31 October 2021
Paul Mahony   United Kingdom Judge 2012 1 November 2021
Aleš Pejchal   Czech Republic Judge 2012 1 November 2021
Johannis Silvis   Netherlands Judge 2012 1 November 2021
Krzysztof Wojtyczek   Poland Judge 2012 1 November 2021
Valeriu Gritco   Moldova Judge 2012 1 November 2020
Faris Vehabović   Bosnia and Herzegovina Judge 2012 3 December 2020
Ksenija Turković   Croatia Judge 2012 31 October 2021
Dmitry Dedov   Russia Judge 2013 31 October 2022
Egidijus Kūris   Lithuania Judge 2013 31 October 2022
Robert R Spano   Iceland Judge 2013 30 October 2022
Iulia Motoc   Romania Judge 2013 18 December 2022
Jon Fridrik Kjølbro   Denmark Judge 2014 2 April 2023


ReferencesEdit

  1. "Procedure for electing judges to the European Court of Human Rights" (PDF). Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. 9 February 2011. p. 7. Retrieved 19 February 2011.