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What does ECHR stand for?

ECHR stands for European Convention on Human Rights

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But in an appearance before the parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Justice Secretary was warned that Britain could be forced out of the Council of Europe - the body which oversees the European Convention on Human Rights - if MPs vote to keep the ban.
00 Hardcover Series: title KJC5132 In English and French, this major resource on the European Convention on Human Rights for 2010 begins with general information on the Convention's articles on human rights, establishment of the European Court of Human Rights, and ratifications of the Convention.
But backbench Conservatives are pushing Mr Cameron to go further than he promised, potentially pulling the UK out of the European Convention on Human Rights entirely and ending any authority the Strasbourg court has in the UK.
Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights is binding on the 46 nations party to the treaty, including all the EU states.