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Case-law analysis


Case-law Guides

The Case-law Guides series presents the Court’s major judgments, organised by Convention article. These reviews of the case-law are regularly updated and translated into other languages.

Article 1

Obligation to respect human rights:

English Ukrainian 


Article 2

Right to life:

English Russian 


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Pending translations

Article 4

Prohibition of slavery and forced labour:

English French Albanian Arabic Chinese
Croatian Italian Macedonian NEW Russian Ukrainian

Article 6 (criminal limb)

Article 7

No punishment without law:

English Albanian Italian Russian Ukrainian

French Croatian Serbian

Article 8

Right to respect for private and family life:

English Azerbaijani 

French Croatian Russian NEW

Article 9

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion:

English Albanian Croatian Turkish

French  Bulgarian Italian Serbian Ukrainian

Article 15

Derogation in time of emergency:

English Albanian   Bosnian 

French  Armenian Ukrainian

Article 17

Prohibition of abuse of rights:


Article 18

Limitation on use of restrictions on rights:

English  Azerbaijani


Article 1 of Protocol No. 1

Protection of property:


Article 2 of Protocol No.1

Article 3 of Protocol No.1

Right to free elections:

English Albanian Bosnian

French Azerbaijani  Ukrainian

Article 4 of Protocol No.4

Prohibition of collective expulsions of aliens:

English Albanian  Croatian

French Bosnian   Ukrainian

Article 4 of Protocol No.7

Right not to be tried or punished twice:

English Bulgarian Serbian

French Russian Ukrainian