Published: 1 Jun 2009 | By Kirill Koroteev

Remedies for human rights violations in Chechnya: The approach of the European Court in context


The ECtHR has thus far handed down over 70 judgements finding Russia guilty of violations relating to the armed conflict in Chechnya. However, the remedies provided have not always been sufficient to make good the violations suffered by the applicants, particularly in respect of just satisfaction, establishment of facts and execution of judgements.

In this article, Kirill Koroteev compares the case-law of the ECtHR with that of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. To find out more about the measures taken by the ECtHR and the challenges which remain, click on the link below.