JUDGMENT O.D. v. Bulgaria 10.10.2019 (no. 34016/18) see here SUMMARY Bulgarian authorities order the deportation of a former Syrian military officer to Syria on the grounds that he was a threat to national security. In particular, the Court found that, given the overall situation in Syria and the personal risk faced by the applicant, it […]
The father’s failure to participate in the investigation regarding his son’s murder by the police violated his right to life.
JUDGMENT Fountas v. Greece 3-10-2019 (no. 50283/13) see here SUMMARY The police shot the applicant’s son. According to the ECtHR, the national authorities had not dealt with the case to the extent required, although they had fulfilled their obligation to carry out a thorough investigation into the killing, which led to the finding that the […]
Abduction and multi-year detention of a sitizen until his murder. Violation of the right to life due to the failure to conduct effective investigations into the abduction and arrest of abductors and the investigation of the circumstances of the murder.
JUDGMENT Olewnik-Cieplinska and Olewnik v. Poland 05.09.2019 (no. 20147/15) see here SUMMARY Abduction, detention by the kidnappers for a long time and the killing of the abductee despite the payment of ransom by his relatives. The case concerns the abduction of the applicants’ brother and son. The victim was abducted in 2001, when he was 25 years old. He […]
Homocide and investigation in order for the case to be solved. The refusal to conduct a second investigation does not constitute a breach of the right to life.
JUDGMENT Miller v. United Kingdom 25.07.2019 (no. 32001/18) see here SUMMARY 19-year-old murder and investigation. The applicant complained under Article 2 of the ECHR (right to life) that the United Kingdom authorities had not conducted an effective investigation into the killing of his son and other members of the Royal Military Police (RMP) in Iraq […]
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 […]
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 […]
Inadequate and faulty research regarding police officer gunshot during an arrest violated the procedural part of the right to life
JUDGMENT Chebab v. France 23.05.2019 (no. 542/13) see here SUMMARY The applicant was shoot by a police officer during his arrest. Numerous shortcomings in the investigation of the applicant’s allegations, procedural irregularities and loss of significant evidence. Long-term research of eight years. The investigation process was neither timely nor effective. Infringement of the procedural aspect […]
The deadly shot by an officer has violated the right to life. The inability to claim compensation for mental illness has violated the right to an effective remedy
JUDGMENT Mirzoyan v. Armenia 23.05.2019 (no. 57129/10) see here SUMMARY Protection of life. Positive obligation of the state. The applicant’s son served his compulsory military service and was sho by a senior officer on duty. The national courts have rejected the death sentence of the deceased’s father for compensation for mental illness. The European Court […]
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 […]