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Clarke upbeat on European Court of Human Rights reforms

Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has said he is "very hopeful" agreement will be reached by 47 states to overhaul the European Court of Human Rights.

The countries are meeting in Brighton to discuss UK plans to curb its powers.

But court president Sir Nicolas Bratza told the conference that "sometimes minority interests have to be secured against the view of the majority".

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 19 Apr 2012
  • From the section UK
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