Definition of European Court of Human Rights in English:

Share this entry

European Court of Human Rights

Entry from British & World English dictionary

An institution of the Council of Europe, set up to protect human rights in conjunction with the European Commission for Human Rights. The Court, based in Strasbourg, is called to give judgement in cases where the Commission has failed to secure a settlement.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Euro|pean Court of Human Rights

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.