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Amendment No. 4 | Doc. 14506 | 23 April 2018

State of emergency: proportionality issues concerning derogations under Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Signatories: Mr Mustafa YENEROĞLU, Turkey, FDG ; Ms Sahiba GAFAROVA, Azerbaijan, EC ; Mr Sabir HAJIYEV, Azerbaijan, SOC ; Mr Akif Çağatay KILIÇ, Turkey, EC ; Mr Samad SEYIDOV, Azerbaijan, EC

Origin - 2018 - Second part-session

In the draft resolution, paragraph 14, insert the following words at the end of the first sentence:

", stating that the measures taken may involve derogation from the obligations under the Convention, permissible under Article 15.".

Explanatory note

It is appropriate to record, as stated in Turkey's official notification that the measures taken by Turkish authorities in the framework of the right and opportunity recognised by the Convention, may lead to derogations from Turkey's obligations arising from the Convention.