Case of Alajos Kiss v. Hungary

Updated: December 2014
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In the 2010 case of Kiss v. Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that voting rights cannot be restricted solely on the basis of guardianship due to a psychosocial disability. Though the ruling is binding only for the country of Hungary, it has widespread implications for other European countries.



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