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Name: Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (consolidated version)
Country: International Organizations
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1950-11-04
Entry into force:
ISN: ORG-1950-IA-67242
Bibliography: Text in English Text in English Council of Europe (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Texte en franšais Texte en franšais Conseil de l'Europe (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes fundamental rights and freedoms, including: right to life, prohibition of torture, prohibition of slavery and forced labour, right to liberty and security, right to a fair trial, no punishment without law, right to respect for private and family life, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, right to marry, right to an effective remedy, prohibition of discrimination.
Obliges Parties to secure these rights and freedoms to everyone within their jurisdiction.
Sets up European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg.
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