Wednesday, 28 August 2013

3rd September: 60 Years of the European Convention of Human Rights!



The 3 September 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) coming into force. The British Institute of Human Rights has create an online birthday car with the following message:

Happy 60th Anniversary to the European Convention on Human Rights. Today we celebrate 60 years of human rights across Europe and the UK’s commitment to respecting, protecting and promoting the rights contained in the Convention. The UK played a pivotal role in drafting the Convention in the aftermath of World War II and we ask our political leaders to secure our human rights heritage and stand firm on the UK’s commitment to the Convention.

For more infor and to sign the birthday card see the BIHR website 

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