Article 1 - ​Obligation to respect human rights

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Mamasakhlisi and Others v. Georgia and Russia, nos. 29999/04 and 41424/04


​Jurisdiction of Russia and Georgia over Abkhazia prior to the armed conflict of 2008.

Ukraine and the Netherlands v. Russia (dec.) [GC], nos. 8019/16 and 2 others


Exclusion of jurisdiction and active phase of hostilities.
Decision | Legal Summary

H.F. and Others v. France [GC], nos. 24384/19 and 44234/20


Refusal to repatriate nationals held in camps in Syria.
Judgment | Legal Summary

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