Positive and Procedural Obligations Arising from the Right to Life


The European Court of Human Rights held that the Russian Federation violated its positive obligation to protect the right to life under art 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to:

• establish legislative and administrative frameworks to deter any threat to the right to life; and

• provide an adequate judicial response following alleged infringements of the right to life.

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