Turkey is one of the least respected countries by provisions issued by (ECHR)

​​​​​​​Turkey was ranked second to last in a list prepared by the Committee of Ministers of the European Council of Countries Less Respecting the Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

According to the report, Turkey has 184 cases related to the violation of human rights, monitored by the European Court in 2019, after 240 cases registered in Russia, followed by Ukraine in third place with 111 cases.

The annual report presents the status of implementation of the main rulings of the European Court of Human Rights, and provides statistics and information on newly submitted cases, and pending or closed cases throughout the year.

The report says that Turkey currently holds 5,231 pending cases of the European Convention on Human Rights (cases related to human rights followers in the country), including 1,245 major cases, while 635 cases monitored by the European Court in the country remain pending for more than 5 years.

It is noteworthy that the compensation that has been ruled by European Court against Turkey for the delay in resolving the cases it monitors (the court) related to human rights violations amounted to about 217 million euros in 2019.

It is noteworthy that Ankara ranks 109 out of 126 countries in the rule of law index for the global justice project for 2019.



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