European Court of Human Rights Adds New Thematic Factsheets
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has published a series of Factsheets that describe important jurisprudence of the institution on a number of subjects.
The ECHR has recently added additional Factsheets on the protection of personal data and on detention conditions and treatment of prisoners.
The ECHR hears complaints from individuals living in any of the member states of the Council of Europe about violations of the European Convention of Human Rights. The Council of Europe is one of the continent's oldest political organizations, founded in 1949. It has 47 member countries.