Open letter from Memorial Human Rights Centre to Chair of Russian Constitutional Court

posted 3 Apr 2013, 08:33 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Apr 2013, 08:33 ]
2 April 2013 

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On 2 April 2013, the Memorial Human Rights Centre sent an open letter to the Chair of the Russian Constitutional Court, V. D. Zorkin. In response to the speech by Valery Zorkin, chair of the Constitutional Court, at the Eighth All-Russian Congress of Judges, in which he discussed the issue of the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, Memorial Human Rights Centre has declared that it supports the principles set out by Valery Zorkin of the primacy of human rights, of the need to enforce ECtHR rulings, and of a search for improvements in this area. In addition, as an organisation representing claimants in over 200 applications to the ECtHR, Memorial is willing to take part in consultations on the issue. [Read more]