JUDGMENT Romeo Castaño v. Belgium 09.07.2019 (no. 8351/17) see here SUMMARY Not extradiction of a murder suspect. Incomplete research for extradiction. The negative decision did not have a sufficient real basis. Infringement of the procedural aspect of the right to life. The applicants complained that their right to effective investigation had been violated due to […]
In absentia conviction. Non violation of fair trial as the absence of the convicted from the court was his choice. His detention with a view to extradition without a court order violated his right to freedom and security.
JUDGMENT Kislov v. Russia 09.07.2019 (no. 3598/10) see here SUMMARY Passive bribery of a civil servant. His in absentia conviction for passive bribery and forgery. Provisional detention in Russia with a view to extradition to Belarus without a court order. The applicant was accused of passive bribery of an official and was convicted in absentia […]
Rape, abduction and harassment of a woman from her former partner. Threats against her, cutting her car brakes with the purpose to kill and forced abortion. The Court has condemned the authorities’ indifference to domestic violence. Unfair and degrading treatment of a woman.
JUDGMENT Volodina v. Russia 09.07.2019 (no. 41261/17) see here SUMMARY Domestic Violence and Discrimination Against Women. Insufficient legal status to deal with. The applicant complained that the Russian authorities had not protected her from repeated violent attacks, abductions, rapes and threat on behalf of her former partner.The Court found that the applicant had been subjected […]
The state has taken adequate measures to investigate allegations of child sexual abuse. No violation of the ECHR.
JUDGMENT Α and Β v. Croatia 20-06-2019 (no. 7144/15) see here SUMMARY Complaint about inaction by the Croatian authorities in allegations of sexual abuse of children. The Court noted that the authorities had taken measures to address conflicting claims of a situation involving complaints from a mother about the sexual abuse of her child by […]
Serious injury from car accident. Research on accident conditions. Archiving the case after thorough proceedings and full examination and recording of the evidence did not violate the right to life of the applicant.
JUDGMENT Nicolae Virgiliu Tănase v. Romania 25.06.2019 (no. 41720/13) see here SUMMARY Road traffic accident with severe body injuries. The applicant was involved in a road traffic accident when a moving car crashed heavily into the back of his car shunting it, into the back of a parked military lorry. He suffered serious injuries and […]
Not releasing of a life sentenced prisoner consists of inhuman and degrading treatment. The sentenced person must always have the possibility of dismissing and granting a release
JUDGMENT Marcello Viola v. Italy 13.06.2019 (n 2) (no. 77633/16) see here SUMMARY Revision of life sentence. Inhuman and degrading treatment. The applicant has been sentenced to life imprisonment for serious offenses related to mafia criminal activities and murder, kidnapping, etc. His continued requests for prison leave and release on licence were rejected on […]
The inadequate investigation of a patient’s death in a hospital consists of a violation of the right to life
JUDGMENT Prizreni v. Albania 11.06.2019 (no. 29309/16) see here SUMMARY Death of a hospitalized patient under non specified conditions. Authorities’ failure to carry out an adequate and effective investigation into the circumstances of the death and his treatment. Protection of life. The applicant’s brother passed away while being hospitalised for serious illness. The forensic investigation […]
JUDGMENT Sh.D and Others v. Greece, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia (no. 14165/16) see here SUMMARY Detention conditions for minors and degrading treatment. Detention conditions in Greece, five unaccompanied minors from Afghanistan. With regard to the complaints against Greece under Articles 3 and 5 § 1 of the ECHR, the Court considered […]
The deterioration in detention conditions during the prison wardens’ strike constitutes degrading treatment
JUDGMENT Clasens v. Belgium 28.05.2019 (no. 26564/16) see here SUMMARY Degrading treatment of prisoners. Prison guard strike. Conditions of detention in Ittre Prison during a strike by prison wardens between April and June 2016. The Court found that Mr Clasens’ conditions of detention during the prison wardens’ strike amounted to degrading treatment, resulting from the cumulative […]
JUDGMENT Kanciał v. Poland 23.05.2019 (no. 37023/13) see here SUMMARY Police violence using an electric weapon during a raid by the Anti-Terrorism Service. Exessive use of police force against the applicant, who had already been immobilized at that time. Incomplete investigation of his allegations of ill treatment. Violation of the substantive and procedural aspect of […]