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The European Court of Human Rights is an international court set up in 1959. It rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. Since 1998 it has sat as a full-time court and individuals can apply to
Ambassador, US Embassy in Fiji; professional career: Consul General and Dep. US Observer to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, 2005-08; Dep. Chief of Mission, Guinea, 2003-05; Dep. Chief of Mission, Samoa, 1999-2002; Dep. Assist. Sec., Bureau of East