Case

Georgia v Russia, European Court of Human Rights

28th September 2016

Practice Areas

Public International Law

Representing Georgia (being led by Ben Emmerson QC) in case against Russia before the European Court of Human Rights. The case concerns the conflict that broke out between Georgia and Russia in August 2008 in South Ossetia. Georgia is proceeding against Russia in an inter-State action for violations of the European Convention on Human Rights committed against Georgian civilians during the conflict including in respect of unlawful killings from bombardments and attacks on towns and villages, and torture and ill-treatment of captured prisoners of war and civilian detainees.


Related Barristers


Rodney Dixon QC

Rodney Dixon QC
Year of Call: 2000
Year of Silk: 2014