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Case-law Guides

Case-law Guides by theme

The Case-law Guides by theme series presents the Court’s key judgments, organised by theme and with transversal approach. These reviews of the case-law are regularly updated.


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Case-law Guides by Article

The Case-law Guides by Article 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

Article 4

Prohibition of slavery and forced labour:

English French Albanian Arabic Bosnian NEW 

Chinese Croatian Italian Macedonian Russian Serbian Ukrainian

Article 6 (criminal limb)

Article 7

Article 8

Right to respect for private and family life:

English  French Armenian Azerbaijani Croatian

Italian Russian Turkish Ukrainian

Article 9

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion:

English French Albanian Bulgarian Chinese
Croatian Georgian Italian Lithuanian 
Serbian Turkish Ukrainian

Article 10

Freedom of Expression

French NEW

Article 11

Freedom of assembly and association:

English French 

Article 13

Right to an effective remedy:

English NEW French  

Article 14 and Article 1 of Protocol No. 12

Prohibition of discrimination:


Article 15

Derogation in time of emergency:

English French Albanian Armenian
Chinese Bosnian  Ukrainian

Article 17

Prohibition of abuse of rights:

English  French

Macedonian NEW Ukrainian

Article 18

Limitation on use of restrictions on rights:

English  Azerbaijani Turkish 

French  Bulgarian NEW

Article 46

Binding force and execution of judgments:

English NEW

Article 1 of Protocol No. 1

Protection of property:

English  Turkish

Article 2 of Protocol No.1

Article 3 of Protocol No.1

Article 4 of Protocol No.4

Prohibition of collective expulsions of aliens:

English French Albanian Bosnian 
Chinese Croatian Ukrainian

Article 4 of Protocol No.7

Right not to be tried or punished twice:

English  Albanian Russian

French Bulgarian Serbian Ukrainian