Published: 1 Dec 2007

Member states’ duty to co-operate with the European Court of Human Rights – report of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe


The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has issued a report and draft resolution noting the continued lack of investigation by competent authorities of cases involving the alleged killing, disappearance, beating or threatening of applicants bringing cases before the ECtHR, as well as the pressure placed on NGOs and lawyers representing these applicants. The report highlights the obligations on member States, as well as suggesting measures and recommendations to both member States and the Court.

This article outlines the content of the report, which was developed with the involvement of EHRAC. To read the full article, click on the link below.