ICJ comments on European Convention draft protocols

The ICJ and nine other NGOs presented comments on proposed protocols to the European Convention on Human Rights, amending the procedure and criteria for applying to the Court, and allowing for advisory opinions.

Amnesty International, the AIRE Centre, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), Human Rights Watch, Interights, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), JUSTICE, Open Society Justice Initiative and REDRESS take note of the ongoing discussion over the drafting of Protocols 15 and 16 (P15 and P16) to the European Convention on Human Rights and wish to provide the following comments.


EuropeanCourt-JointSubmission-Advocacy-2012 (download the joint submission)

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