PACE: Bulgaria Violates European Human Rights ConventionBulgaria in EU | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 15:35| views
Bulgaria has been mentioned as one of the nine members of the Council of Europe, which have shown a "worrying delay" in the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Major systemic deficiencies have been observed in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine in implementing judgments of the European Court of Human Rights , the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has stated in a resolution adopted on Wednesday.
Deaths or ill-treatment caused by law-enforcement officials, unlawful or over-long detention, legal proceedings which take too long unlawful or over-long detention, legal proceedings which take too long and court judgments which are not enforced have been the main violations in the criticized countries, according to PACE.
Other states with outstanding problems include include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzgovina, Georgia and Serbia.
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