Nikolaos Sitaropoulos

Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Deputy to the Director

France

University of Strasbourg, Institute of Political Studies

Visiting Lecturer (European immigration and asylum policies)

Strasbourg, Alsace

France

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Migrant Ill – Treatment in Greek Law Enforcement – Are the Strasbourg Court Judgments the Tip of the Iceberg?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 324 (74,684)

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Greece, migrants, torture, ill-treatment, ECHR, rule of law, racial violence, law enforcement

Migrant Ill – Treatment in Greek Law Enforcement – Are the Strasbourg Court Judgments the Tip of the Iceberg?

Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 4 (545,212)

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Greece, migrants, torture, ill-treatment, ECHR, rule of law, racial violence, law enforcement

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Implementation of the European Court of Human Rights' Judgments Concerning National Minorities or Why Declaratory Adjudication Does Not Help

ESIL 2011 4th Research Forum
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 194 (104,269)

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Weapons and Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering in International Humanitarian Law: Human Pain in Time of War and the Limits of Law

Revue Hellénique de Droit International, Vol. 54, pp. 71-108, 2001,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 163 (116,434)

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The Role and Limits of the European Court of Human Rights in Supervising State Security and Anti-Terrorism Measures Affecting Aliens' Rights

TERRORISM AND THE FOREIGNER, pp. 85-120, A. Baldaccini, E. Guild, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 133 (153,585)

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Immigration Law and Management in Greece: Towards an Exodus from Underdevelopment and a Comprehensive Immigration Policy

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 74 (223,323)

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Greece, immigration, law, policy, illegal immigration, border control, regularisation, inter-state cooperation

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Refugee: A Legal Definition in Search of a Principled Interpretation by Domestic Fora

Revue Hellénique de Droit International, Vol. 52, pp. 151-190, 1999,
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 46 (308,077)

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Refugee Convention, asylum, definition, courts, treaties, interpretation, human rights, Vienna Convention, Germany, United Kingdom

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Delayed Justice in Greek Administrative Courts and Lack of an Effective Domestic Remedy - Comment on Interim Resolution CM/ResDh (2007)74

Essex Human Rights Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 16-31, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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European Court of Human Rights, Greece, excessive length of proceedings, effective remedy, systemic human rights violations, pilot judgments

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Why Greece is Not a Safe Host Country for Refugees

International Journal of Refugee Law (2004) 16 (1): 25-52
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos and Achilles Skordas
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights and University of Bristol Law School
Downloads 29 (259,993)
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Greece, refugee protection, asylum, Europe, European Union

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Migrant 'Push Backs' at Sea are Prohibited 'Collective Expulsions'

Oxford Human Rights Hub, Forthcoming, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2393312
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 25 (339,869)

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migrants, collective expulsions, push backs, European Court of Human Rights, European Convention on Human Rights

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Aspects of Compatibility of Substantive EU Immigration Acquis with International and European Human Rights Law

SECURITY VERSUS FREEDOM? A CHALLENGE FOR EUROPE'S FUTURE, pp. 77-85, T. Balzacq, S. Carrera, eds., Ashgate, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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EU, immigration, directives, family reunification, long-term residents, European human rights law, international human rights law, constitution, charter of fundamental rights

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Discriminatory Denationalisations Based on Ethnic Origin: The Dark Legacy of Ex Art 19 of the Greek Nationality Code

MIGRATION, DIASPORAS AND LEGAL SYSTEMS IN EUROPE, P. Shah, W. F. Menski, eds., pp. 107-125, London, Routledge-Cavendish, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Oct 2011
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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discrimination, ethnic origin, minorities, Greece, Turkey, nationality, denationalisation, human rights

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Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Oxford Human Rights Hub, 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 18 (425,976)

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migrants, refugees, detention, European Court of Human Rights, European Convention on Human Rights, Article 5

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Equal Treatment between Persons Irrespective of Racial or Ethnic Origin: The Transposition in Greece of EU Directive 2000/43

International Journal of Human Rights Vol. 8 No. 2 (2004) 123-158
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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racial discrimination, ethnic discrimination, Greece, European Union, Directive, transposition

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Refugee Welfare in Greece: Towards a Remodelling of the Responsibility-Shifting Paradigm?

Critical Social Policy Vol. 22(3), 436-455
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Downloads 6 (457,077)
Citation 1

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asylum, refugee rights, social protection, welfare deficits

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The Commissioner for Human Rights

Council of Europe, edited by Tanja E.J. Kleinsorge, Wolters Kluwer, 2015, pp. 116-126.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos, Manuel Lezertua II and Andrew Forde III
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Independent and Independent
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Council of Europe, Commissioner for Human Rights

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Rule of Law in Greece Buckles Under Institutionalised Ill-Treatment by Law Enforcement Agents

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Greece, ill-treatment, torture, police, Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights

Other Papers (6)

Total Downloads: 17    Citations: 0
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States are Bound to Consider the UN Human Rights Committee's Views in Good Faith

Oxford Human Rights Hub, 11 March 2015
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, UN Human Rights Committee, France, implementation

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Ill-Treatment of Migrants in Greek Law Enforcement – Are the Strasbourg Court Judgments the Tip of the Iceberg?

Oxford Criminologies blog, Oxford University
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Greece, migrants, racial violence, torture, ill-treatment, law enforcement, European Court of Human Rights, criminal law

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The Incompatibility of the Definition of Torture in Greece with International Law

Sitaropoulos, Nikolaos: The Incompatibility of the Definition of Torture in Greece with International Law, VerfBlog, 2017/1/19
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Torture, Greece, European Convention on Human Rights, UN Convention against Torture

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Why International Migration Law Does Not Give a Licence to Discriminate

European Journal of International Law Blog - EJIL:Talk!
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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migrants, discrimination, European Court of Human Rights, race, sex, nationality, international law

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Can a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Nov 2015
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Migrants' Voting at Local Level is a Human Right

Oxford Human Rights Hub, 12 July 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos
Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Migrants, voting rights, Europe, immigration, participation in public life