Published: 1 Apr 2020

Witness Statements in International Human Rights Litigation: Preparation Guide

Training resource

The European Court of Human Rights deals with the majority of cases on paper without holding an oral hearing. Consequently, written witness statements are the most important way of presenting the evidence of victims, or other persons, to the Court.

This booklet, produced by EHRAC in English and Georgian, is a practical guide to preparing detailed witness statements:

English: Witness statement guide 2019

Georgian (ქართული): მოწმეთა ჩვენებები ადამიანის უფლებათა საერთაშორისო სამართალწარმოებაში (2019)

Russian (Русский): Письменные показания свидетелей при ведении дел в рамках международного права в области прав человека: Руководство по составлению (2019)