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Austria Is Concerned About UK´s Human Rights Reform

Published: March 14, 2012; 14:16 · (Vindobona)

UK´s Prime Minister David Cameron intends to reform the European Court of Human Rights. Austria said it had “serious concerns” about his ideas.

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Austrian diplomats said the UK’s planned changes for the court would restrict access to justice and weaken the rights of individuals across Europe, FT reported.

The six-month rotating presidency of the Council of Europe is currently held by Britain but will be taken over by Austria in 2013. Austria will therefore have a vital role in enacting the UK’s proposed changes, aimed…

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