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EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS The ECHR is not a court of the EU, but was created in the framework of the Council of Europe by the European Convention on Human Rights , to ensure respect for the rights and freedoms guaranteed in this Convention. However, case law developed by the European Court of Human Rights can have an important influence on EU law.