JUDGMENT Mîţu v. the Republic of Moldova 30.06.2020 (app. no. 23524/14) see here SUMMARY Humiliating treatment and police violence. Ineffective research. Information on the presence of firearms in the applicant’s apartment. Use of violence against the applicant in her home because she refused to open the door despite the search warrant. The police officers grabbed […]
inhuman and degrading treatment
The repatriation of a foreigner who did not substantiate his allegations did not violate the ECHR. Violation due to insufficient research and no granting of an interpreter.
JUDGMENT M.S v. Slovenia and Ukraine 11.06.2020 (no. 17189/11) see here SUMMARY Asylum applicant, rights of legal representation in a language understood by the applicant, procedural obligations of the State. The applicant, passing through Ukraine illegally, was arrested at the Slovak border. Return to Ukraine as the head of the first host country, where he […]
Maltreatment of prisoners and lack of investigation into death and degrading treatment. Violations of the ECHR
JUDGMENT Cantaragiu v. Republic of Moldova 24.03.2020 (no. 13013/11) see here SUMMARY Right to life, prohibition of torture, effective investigation. The applicant, his brother and their father were arrested on suspicion of homicide. They were mistreated during their detention. The applicant’s brother died and the criminal proceedings against him were terminated. The Supreme Court ruled […]
An eight-year-old deaf child with intellectual disabilities was tied to his bed in public care “for his own safety”. Inhuman and degrading treatment
JUDGMENT L.R. v. North Macedonia 23.01.2020 (no. 38067/15) see here SUMMARY The case concerned a child, L.R., who has been in the care of State-run institutions since he was three months old and allegations of inadequate care and ill-treatment. His case came to the notice of an NGO when the Ombudsman visited him in an […]
The restriction of asylum seekers to an airport transit zone for a long time under miserable conditions violated the ECHR.
JUDGMENT Z.A. and others v. Russia 21/11/2019 (no. 61411/15) see here SUMMARY Four men were held in the Moscow airport transit zone for a long time while authorities were examining their asylum applications. None of them, in the end, remained in Russia. Unanimous violation of the right to liberty and security and the prohibition of […]
Deportation of a minority citizen. Improving human rights and the Strasbourg case law change and approach.
JUDGMENT T.K. and S.R. v. Russia 19.11.2019 (no. 28492/15 and 49975/15) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the applicants’ allegation that they risked ill-treatment if extradited to Kyrgyzstan because they belonged to the Uzbek ethnic minority, who have been persecuted by the authorities since inter-ethnic clashes in 2010. The European Court of Human Rights held, […]
The non investigaton of the applicant’s allegations from the domestic courts regarding ill treatment during pre trial detention is unacceptable in behalf of the Court
JUDGMENT Almaši v. Serbia 08.10.2019 (no. 21388/15) see here SUMMARY Ill – treatment, unreliable testimony and right to representation. The applicant was arrested for illegal entry and of people smuggling. At the preliminary investigation stage, he alleged that he had been ill- treated, resulting in an unreliable testimony and complained that he was not allowed […]
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 mentally ill offender cannot be deported without sufficient guarantees of effective access to appropriate care.
JUDGMENT Savran v. Denmark 1/10/2019 (no. 57467/15) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the applicant’s complaint that owing to his mental health his rights would be violated if he were to be returned to Turkey. The Court found in particular that psychiatrists had recommended that the applicant receive close monitoring and follow-up in order […]
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 […]