The unjustified restrictions on remand pre -trial prisoners’ rights in terms of family visits, violates the right to protection of family life and constitutes a prohibited discrimination.
JUDGMENT Chaldayev v. Russia 28.05.2019 (no. 33172/16) see here SUMMARY Pre –trial detention of a defendant and right to visit from family. The state has no right to lay down restrictions on visits to relatives of pre-trial prisoners that are not considered appropriate and really necessary. The applicant was held on pre –trial detention and before […]