Article 1 of Protocol No. 12 to the ECHR – General Prohibition of Discrimination
General prohibition of discrimination
1. The enjoyment of any right set forth by law shall be secured without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, colour, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, properly, birth or other status.
2. No one shall be discriminated against by any public authority on any ground such as those mentioned in paragraph 1.