The refusal of Lithuanian border guards to allow applicants to submit asylum applications violated the Convention.
JUDGMENT M.A. and others v. Lithuania 11.12.2018 (no. 59793/17) see here SUMMARY The case concerned a Russian family of seven who, after leaving Chechnya, tried on three separate occasions to seek asylum in Lithuania, but were each time refused the right to make an application at the border. The Court found in particular that, contrary […]