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What's currently preventing the seizure of Russian assets to satisfy the Yukos court judgement?

According to Wiki: The Yukos Oil Company's former shareholders and management filed a series of claims in courts and before arbitration panels in various countries, seeking compensation for their ...
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Why are ECHR payouts to victims of state misconduct so low?

According to a recent article: The case concerned an incident during blogger Alexander Lapshin’s imprisonment in Azerbaijan in 2017 for visiting Nagorno Karabakh. “The authorities asserted that the ...
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Why didn't the Human Rights Act 1998 incorporate the European Convention of Human Rights?

My Politics teacher wrote on her PowerPoint: The Human Rights Act 1998 doesn't explicitly say that anyone has any rights. The HRA merely requires certain bodies to do certain things in relation to ...
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What are the enforcement mechanisms of the ECHR and possible consequences of ignoring the ruling? [closed]

Citizens concerned about issues with the constitution of Bosnia & Herzegovina have won 5 cases at the European Court of Human Rights between December 2009 and December 2020 (see my website- https:/...
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Why doesn't the UK want to be part of the European Convention on Human Rights?

As per recent news coming from the negotiation for a deal between the UK and the EU, Michel Barnier said: Yet the UK informs us that they do not wish to commit formally to continuing to apply the ...
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How often does the ECtHR Grand Chamber reverse judgements by its lower chamber?

In the recent N.D. & N.T. vs Spain 2020 case, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) basically reversed a 2017 decision of the ECtHR's (lower) chamber. the [Grand Chamber ...
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Why does Belarus not seem to have ratified any protocol from European Convention on Human Rights?

Territorial scope of European Convention on Human Rights Wikipedia article does not include Belarus. Human rights issues are confirmed by multiple articles such as this one: The government ...