Content tagged with Soviet repression
Resource | Report | 8 Jan 2015 | By Tamar Dekanosidze
Tamar Dekanosidze follows the effects of Kiladze v Georgia on legislation regarding Soviet-era repression.
The far-reaching effects of EHRAC’s landmark case Kiladze v Georgia and then Burdiashvili v Georgia have extended all the way to Georgia's national legislation.
Resource | Case Summary | 21 Oct 2013
Case No. 55508/07 and 29520/09 Judgment date: 21 October 2013 The case originated from two applications brought by fifteen Polish nationals in 2007 and 2009 respectively. The applications were brought against the Russian Federation. EHRAC/Memorial and the Essex Transitional Justice Network filed a joint written submission as third-party interveners in the case. To read the case summary […]
Resource | Report | 16 Apr 2012
In January 2013 EHRAC joined forces with the Russian NGO Memorial, and the Essex Transitional Justice Network as third party interveners in the Grand Chamber referral of the case of Janowiec and Others v Russia (Nos. 55508/07 and 29520/09) 16.04.12. This potentially groundbreaking case concerns the historic Katyn Massacre, in which over 21,000 Polish prisoners were executed without trial by Soviet forces […]
Resource | Article | 1 Jun 2012 | By Natia Katsitadze
Does the practice of the Georgian national courts meet the requirements for the effective enforcement of the Kiladze judgment?
Natia Katsitadze evaluates the legislative amendments made by the Georgian government in light of the findings of the Kiladze case
Resource | Article | 1 Jun 2011 | By Furkat Tishaev
Furkat Tishaev dicusses the ECtHR's judgement in the Kiladze case and its implications for other victims of Soviet repression
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Feb 2010
Case No. 7975/06 Judgment date: 2 February 2010 Facts The applicants’ father was executed in 1937 and their mother was sent to a GULAG (corrective labour camp) in 1938 for alleged crimes against the Soviet regime. Their parents’ flat in Tbilisi and all their belongings were confiscated. The applicants spent two years in an orphanage […]