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EHRAC and partners urge European Court to examine discrimination inherent in Russia’s handling of sexual violence complaints
On 29 January 2020, EHRAC, together with the Equal Rights Trust and Equality Now, submitted a third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in a case in which the applicant was repeatedly and brutally raped by her ex-husband, urging the Court to examine the State's handling of rape complaints and their investigation under the right to non-discrimination (Article 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights) and to adhere to consent-based definitions of rape.
Young Russian conscript who died in alleged suicide after savage beating by fellow servicemen was subjected to degrading treatment and the investigation into his death was botched, European Court rules
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled on 14 January 2020 that a Russian soldier who committed suicide just hours after being subjected to a savage beating by two colleagues, was subjected to inhuman and degrading ill-treatment, and that the investigation into the circumstances of his death by the Russian authorities was inadequate and ineffective.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Margaux Merelle
Greece failed in its obligations to prevent, prosecute and investigate human trafficking of three Russian nationals who alleged that consulate employees were bribed by traffickers in order to facilitate their entry into Greece.