"A procedural battle is being waged about the appointment of a new Ukranian Judge at the Court. [...]How can it take two years to resolve such an issue when the ECtHR is chronically understaffed and could need every judge it can get...?
The origin was the fact that in 2007 one of the three candidates on the list submitted to Ukraine withdrew. Thusfar, the authorities refused to submit a new third candidate. Instead they have submitted a completely new list, without even justifying such a move with a reference to exceptional circumstances. [...]"
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
Through Antoine from the ECHR blog I just learned that Ukraine does not have a judge at the European Court of Human Rights (belonging to the Council of Europe which I covered earlier this week) these days: