Published: 1 Jun 2005

European Court of Human Rights delivers landmark Chechen decisions


On 24 February 2005, the ECtHR delivered three judgments in the first six cases arising from the ongoing conflict in Chechnya. All six cases were handled by EHRAC and Memorial, and included allegations of violations of Articles 2, 3 and 13 by the Russian authorities.

This article provides details on the facts of the cases, which involved indiscriminate bombing and extra-judicial killings, and the subsequent judgments against the Russian Federation. To read the full article, click on the link below.