JUDGMENT Αnoshina v. Russia 26-3-2019 ( no. 45013/05) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the murder of the applicant’s brother by a police officer while he was being held in a sobering-up centre. The Court held that the deprivation of life was unjustified and that the investigation into the crime, which had lasted four years […]
JUDGMENT Mammadov and others v. Azerbaijan 21.02.2019 (no. 35432/07) see here SUMMARY The case Mammadov and Others v. Azerbaijan (application no. 35432/07) concerned an Azerbaijani academic who complained that he had been arrested in 2007, held in unacknowledged detention for 24 hours and then sentenced to 15 days’ administrative detention which he had spent in […]
Suicide on the train of a voluntarily enclosed patient in a Psychiatric Hospital. Equal protection between voluntary and unvoluntary patients. Legal delays in a new role. The violation of the reasonable time of damages actions for death violates the procedural part of the right to life
GRAND CHAMBER JUDGMENT Fernandes de Oliveira v. Portugal 31.01.2019 (no. 78103/14) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the suicide of the applicant’s adult son while he was a voluntary inpatient at a psychiatric hospital and the civil proceedings for damages the applicant, his mother, pursued following his death. The Court held that the regulatory framework […]
Lenient sentences to police officers for shooting and seriously injuring a citizen violate the right to life
JUDGMENT Hasan Köse v. Turkey 18.12.2018 (no. 15014/11) see here SUMMARY Right to life. Lenient sentence to a police officer. Suspension of the sentence. A policeman, who got aggitated at c because the applicant and his brother asked for his identity card, shot the applicant three times in the abdomen. His serious injury left […]
Death of a three-year-old girl from meningitis that she got in the kindergarten and the examination of the Court
JUDGMENT Plotnikov v. Russia 20.12.2018 (no. 74971/10) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the death of the applicant’s daughter from a meningitis infection and his complaint of the lack of an effective investigation. The Court found that there was no evidence to suggest that the Russian authorities had not met their obligation under Article 2 […]
Death of a student. Ineffective research. Termination of a criminal offense and non-attribution of any liability to anyone for his death!
JUDGMENT Nihat Soylu v. Turkey 11.12.2018 (no. 48532/11) see here SUMMARY Homocide. Insufficient research. Student had an accident at school. There were delays in the medical treatment of his injury and his transfer from a public hospital to another public hospital. The student was examined but eventually died. The appointed experts considered that there was a […]
Murder of a Roma family by a police officer. The lenient penalty, the ineffective investigation and non prosecution of the police officer for racist violence violated the right to life
JUDGMENT Lakatošová and Lakatoš v. Slovakia 11.12.2018 (no. 655/16) see here SUMMARY The case concerned a shooting spree in 2012 by an off-duty police officer at the home of a Roma family. The two applicants in the case, a married couple, were seriously injured and three members of their family were killed. When questioned […]
JUDGMENT Hakim Aka v. Turkey 6.11.2018 (no. 62077/08) see here SUMMARY Death of two young children and inadequate investigation of their death. Two children were found dead in the sea with stones in their pockets. One of the children had received messages in Arabic during the Muslim holiday, while in his room was found a […]
Inability to capture and execute the murderer’s sentence that escaped abroad. Is the state responsible?
JUDGMENT Akelienė v. Lithuania 16.10.2018 (no. 54917/13) see here SUMMARY The accused was convicted of intentional murder before the Appeals Court and in 14 years’ imprisonment and could not be arrested and the decision executed because he escaped abroad. The authorities took appropriate action to identify it and issued a domestic and European arrest warrant. […]
JUDGMENT Chong and others v. United Kingdom 4.10.2018 (no. 29753/16) see here SUMMARY Ratione temporis.The case concerned the killing of 24 men in December 1948 by British soldiers in the village of Batang Kali in Selangor, which is now a state of Malaysia but at the time was part of the British Empire. The official […]