Article 1 - ​Obligation to respect human rights

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The J. Paul Getty Trust and Others v. Italy, no. 35271/19


State responsibility for issuing a confiscation order intended to be executed in another State.
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Duarte Agostinho and Others v. Portugal and 32 Others (dec.) [GC], no. 39371/20


Extraterritorial jurisdiction in the context of climate change.
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al-Hawsawi v. Lithuania, no. 6383/17


Inhuman treatment and unacknowledged, incommunicado detention of a terrorist suspect during CIA extraordinary rendition operations.
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