The ‘Gänseliesel’ (Goose Girlis), a historical fountain erected in 1901, represents the most well-known landmark of the city of Goettingen.

Russia and Human Rights: Incompatible Opposites?

Bill Bowring



The author raises in his article “Russia and Human Rights: Incompatible Opposites?” the question, if the currently complicated relations between Russia and the CoE concerning Russia's obligations under the ECHR are at breaking-point. In regard to this issue he gives a description of the history of law in Russia to prove the pre-existing tradition of argument about human rights.


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