Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Globalization of HateInternationalizing Hate Crime?$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jennifer Schweppe and Mark Austin Walters

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198785668

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 24 November 2020

The European Court of Human Rights and Discriminatory Violence Complaints

The European Court of Human Rights and Discriminatory Violence Complaints

Chapter:
(p.233) 14 The European Court of Human Rights and Discriminatory Violence Complaints
Source:
The Globalization of Hate
Author(s):

Jasmina Mačkić

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.003.0015

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has been criticized for its reluctance to recognize the discriminatory nature of violence against minority groups. In several cases the Court has, after finding a violation of the prohibition of torture or the right to life, refused to examine the related but separate question whether such a violation was accompanied by a discriminatory motive and could thus lead to a violation of Article 14 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). This chapter discusses what the added value is of explicitly recognizing the discriminatory nature of violence in human rights cases regarding state responsibility. It engages with this question from the specific perspective of the contemporary functions and purposes of the ECtHR.

Keywords:   ECHR, ECtHR, discriminatory violence, minorities, ECtHR’s functions and purposes

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .