Additional Protocols to the ECHR ratified by Switzerland

More rights are granted by additional protocols to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR): Protocols 1, 4, 6, 7, 12 and 13. Following the entry into force of Protocols 11 and 14 to the ECHR, the control machinery established by the Convention has been restructured.


Protocol No. 6 to the ECHR concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty

Adopted on 28 April 1983
Entry into force on 1 March 1985
Ratified by 46 member States of the...


Protocol No. 7 to the ECHR

Adopted on 22 November 1984
Entry into force on 1st  November 1988
Ratified by 43 member...


Protocol No. 11 to the ECHR, restructuring the control machinery established thereby

Adopted on 11 May 1994
Entry into force on 1st November 1998
Ratified by all 47 CoE member...


Protocol No. 13 to the ECHR, concerning the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances

Adopted on 3 May 2002
Entry into force on 1st July 2003
Ratified by 43 member States of the...


Protocol No. 14 to the ECHR

Adopted om 13 May 2004
Entry into force on 1 June 2010
Ratified by all 47 CoE member States...

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