Content tagged with A4P4: Prohibition of collective expulsion of aliens
In 2006, severe diplomatic tensions between Russia and Georgia led to Georgians being subject to identity checks, arrested, detained and deported.
Resource | Case Summary | 20 Dec 2016 | By Aigerim Kamidola
Following a breakdown in diplomatic relations between Russia and Georgia in 2006, the applicants were expelled en masse from Russia.
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 | 3 Jul 2014
Case No. 13255/07 Judgment Date: 3 July 2014 In 2007 Georgia filed a case in the ECtHR in relation to the mass arrest, detention and collective expulsion of Georgian nationals from Russia in the autumn of 2006. This occurred during a period of heightened tension between the two countries, following the arrests of four Russian officers in Tbilisi in September 2006. While Russia […]
Resource | Case Summary | 13 Jul 2010
Before 25 June 1991, the day Slovenia declared independence, the applicants were citizens of both the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)...
Resource | Article | 1 Dec 2007 | By Sophio Japaridze
Collective expulsion of Georgians from the Russian Federation – strict migration regulation policy or other hidden motives?
Sophio Japaridze considers whether the actions of the Russian government could be considered collective expulsion, in light of an application lodged by EHRAC-GYLA and an inter-state case initiated by Georgia against the Russian Federation