European Court on Human Rights receives 1,254 complaints from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 24 /Trend, K.Zarbaliyeva/
The European Court on Human Rights has received 1,254 complaints from Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan's representative to the European Court Chingiz Askerov said at a meeting with the representatives of the European Law Students' Association (ELSA-Azerbaijan).
During a meeting dedicated to the cases on Azerbaijan, which are in the European Court on Human Rights, Askerov said that despite that the number of complaints filed in recent years from Azerbaijan to the European Court has declined, and still their number remains stable, these complaints cover the full range of rights stipulated in the European Convention.
According to him, in 2010 the European Court received from Azerbaijan 337 complaints. Of these, 167 were rejected, 49 - addressed to the Government, 33 - taken into consideration.
Violation of the Convention was identified over 16 of the complaints taken for consideration. Ten complaints found their reflection on the basis of regulations and mutual solutions of the problems.
Azerbaijan joined the European Convention on Human Rights in January 2001.