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8. Protocol No. 12 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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This chapter talks about the protocol No. 12 to the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, which is signed by States Members of the Council of Europe, at Rome, on 4 November 2000. The Member States of the Council of Europe signatory regard to the fundamental principle according to which all persons are equal before the law and are entitled to the equal protection of the law. The Member States of the Council of Europe also reaffirm that the principle of non-discrimination does not prevent States Parties from taking measures in order to promote full and effective equality, provided that there is an objective and reasonable justification for those measures.

Keywords: Council of Europe; fundamental freedoms; principle of non-discrimination; protection of human rights; protocol No. 12; Rome; States Members



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