PACE elects Raffaele Sabato judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Italy

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Raffaele Sabato as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Italy.

Mr Sabato, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected a judge of the European Court of Human Rights for a term of office of nine years which shall commence as from 5 May 2019.

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