Content tagged with 2016
European Court rules Russia’s detention and deportation of Georgians ten years ago contravened Convention rights
The applicants (or their relatives) were all arrested and held in police stations or detention centres; the Court ruled that the conditions of their “arbitrary and unlawful” detention constituted inhuman and degrading treatment.
Resource | Case Summary | 5 Jul 2016 | By Eleanor Healy-Birt
This case provides useful guidance on unilateral declarations. Measures proposed in unilateral declarations often did not fully redress violations.
Resource | Case Summary | 5 Jul 2016 | By Matthew Cuffe
This case was brought by applicants who had been affected by the conflict in the Donetsk region of Ukraine from the beginning of April 2014 onwards.
Resource | Case Summary | 24 Apr 2016 | By Rosie Beacock
The applicants were five Russian nationals who had planned solo static demonstrations. Under Russian Federal Law, such demonstrations do not require prior notice to be given to a competent public authority.
Resource | Case Summary | 17 Mar 2016 | By Caroline MacPherson
Arayik Zalyan, Razmik Sargsyan and Musa Serobyan were servicemen in the Armenian army and alleged that they had been subjected to torture while detained as suspects for murder.
Resource | Case Summary | 14 Jun 2016 | By Emil Sahakyan
The applicant is Ivane Merabishvili, and is the former Georgian Prime Minister and the Secretary General of the opposition United National Movement Party.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Jun 2016 | By Shona MacKay
Leyla Yunus (the first applicant) and Arif Yunus (the second applicant), are well-known human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.
Resource | Case Summary | 12 May 2016 | By Zaineb Hussein
The case concerns the disappearance of Zarema Gaysanova, the applicant’s daughter, who at the time was working for the Danish Refugee Council in Grozny.
Resource | Case Summary | 17 Mar 2016 | By Anastasia Denisova
Rasul Jafarov, the applicant, is a prominent civil society activist in Azerbaijan and the Chairman of Human Rights Club (“HRC”), a human rights NGO.
Resource | Case Summary | 16 Feb 2016 | By Cornelia Klocker
The applicant, Magomed Dalakov, lives in Karabulak, Ingushetia, and is the uncle of Apti Dalakov, who was killed by security forces in autumn 2007.