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Triple Helix: The Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, Roma and Racial Discrimination

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The European Court of Human Rights is arguably Europe's premiere human rights institution. This chapter's title makes reference to the image of a 'triple helix'. Watson, Crick, Wilkins and Franklin's description of the structure of DNA as a 'double helix' is invoked to suggest that the treatment of the fundamental human rights of Roma, the Court's jurisprudence under the Convention's substantive articles, and the norm of non-discrimination have in recent years come to comprise three intertwined strands of an interlinked chain. This chapter discusses in summary the Court's jurisprudence in the area of Roma/Gypsies. It aims to explore one particular aspect of the context into which cases of coercive sterilisation of Romani women have arrived at supra-national human rights law mechanisms.

Keywords: European Court of Human Rights; human rights; Jurisprudence; Roma; Romani women; triple helix

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