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Right to Information (Measure B) (56 Entries)

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CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012
STATE:
Georgia
OUTCOME:
Violation Article 5(1) and 5(2)
SUBJECT MATTER:

Right to liberty and security. Deprivation of liberty. Information on charge.


  • DETAIL:

    Applicants claimed that their three hour detention was unlawful, they had not been informed of the reasons for their detention, and had been denied the opportunity to challenge decision.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    5, 5-1, 5-2.

CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012
STATE:
Turkey
OUTCOME:
Violation Article 5(1), 5(2), and 5(4).
SUBJECT MATTER:

Right to liberty and security. Lawful arrest or detention. Information on charge. Speediness of review.



CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012
STATE:
Bulgaria
OUTCOME:
Violation Articles 6, 8, and 13.
SUBJECT MATTER:

Reasonable time. Information on nature and cause of accusation. Adequate time and facilities for the preparation of defence.



CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012
STATE:
Greece
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 5
SUBJECT MATTER:

Lawful arrest or detention. Information on reasons for arrest



CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011
STATE:
Poland
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6
SUBJECT MATTER:

Right to a fair trial. Rights of defence.



STATE:
Turkey
OUTCOME:
Violations of Articles 5.1, 5.2, 5.4 and 5.5, 3 and 13.
SUBJECT MATTER:

Anyone who is arrested must be told ‒ in simple, non-technical language that can be easily understood ‒ the essential legal and factual grounds for the arrest, so as to be able, if he or she sees fit, to apply to a court to challenge its lawfulness in accordance with Article 5 § 4.


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