Disinfo: George Soros infiltrated and controls the ECHR


George Soros through his philanthropic organisation “the Open Society Foundation (OSF)” controls many Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the people who work for them. Many judges of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), since they had ties at some point with one of the NGOs financed by the OSF, are controlled by George Soros and support a perverted interpretation of Human Rights to destabilise European values.


The recurrent narrative about the influence of Georges Soros through his financing of NGOs supporting Human Rights (see our article the All-Powerful Mr Soros). The fact that some lawyers worked at some point in their career for an NGO that received funds from the Open Society Foundation before becoming a judge for the ECHR is not sufficient to declare a potential conflict of interest. The recruitment process for judges to the ECHR is as follows; each member state of the Council of Europe proposes three candidates, from whom one is elected for a 9 years non-renewable mandate. This ensures the diversity of the court. Georges Soros is regularly accused by Russian backed media of controlling institutions, governments, the Ukrainian President, the Pope, European Commission and European central bank, or on the contrary, aiming to destabilise the European Union or wanting some governments to collapse.


  • Reported in: Issue 185
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/02/2020
  • Outlet language(s) French, English
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: France
  • Keywords: ECHR, NGO, European values, Sovereignty, George Soros


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