PACE elects Dmitry Dedov judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of the Russian Federation

Strasbourg, 02.10.2012 – The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) today elected Dmitry Dedov as judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of the Russian Federation.

Mr Dedov, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected a judge for a term of office of nine years starting not later than three months as from 1 November 2012.

Judges are elected by PACE from a list of three candidates nominated by each State which has ratified the European Convention on Human Rights.