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European Convention on Human Rights

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Definition of European Convention on Human Rights in English:

An international agreement set up by the Council of Europe in 1950 to protect human rights. Under the Convention were established the European Commission for Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.

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Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
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