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Frequently Asked Questions: Litigating a case before the European Court of Human Rights

14.4.21: EHRAC's FAQ guide is intended to provide assistance to lawyers litigating these cases by providing answers to some of the questions that we are most often asked.

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EHRAC Guide to Litigating Cases of Violence Against Women

19.3.21: This Guide is intended to assist lawyers in making legal arguments at the international level, addresses contexts of domestic and sexual violence, and is aimed at practitioners with some experience of litigating these issues and/or of litigating internationally.


Profile of a Human Rights Defender: Mari Davtyan

18.2.21: Russian Lawyer Mari Davtyan participated in EHRAC's virtual expert roundtable on self-defence in contexts of domestic violence in September 2020.


Bashir Mutsolgov

14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Bashir Mutsolgov’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in 2020.


Adam Medov

14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Adam Medov’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced Disappearances in June 2020.


Rashid Ozdoyev & Tamerlan Tsechoyev

14.12.20: EHRAC submitted the case of Rashid Ozdoyev to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in July 2020, and is also preparing to submit the case of Tamerlan Tsechoyev.


Timur Yandiev

14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Timur Yandiev’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in December 2019.


Litigating self-defence in a domestic violence context: Interview with Mari Davtyan

30.11.20: EHRAC spoke to Russian lawyer Mari Davtyan about her work and recent participation in EHRAC’s virtual expert roundtable on litigating self-defence in a domestic violence context.

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EHRAC briefing paper on litigating self-defence in the context of domestic violence

30.11.20: This briefing paper addresses some of the issues arising when litigating cases on behalf of women charged with harming their partners in self-defence. 


Note on International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) report/roundtable on the state of the independence of the legal profession in Ukraine

16.11.20: The situation of the security and independence of lawyers in Ukraine, and the obstacles to represent clients on human rights claims, presents the sadly not uncommon disjuncture between high standards on paper, and serious concerns in reality.

EHRAC Bulletin

EHRAC’s Latest Bulletin (October 2020)

23.10.20: Since our last update, we have won 15 cases at the European Court of Human Rights, relating to...

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Witness Statements in International Human Rights Litigation: Preparation Guide

26.9.20: This booklet produced by EHRAC in English and translated into Russian, Georgian and Azerbaijani is a practical guide to preparing detailed witness statements.