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CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
STATE:
Turkey
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 5 - Right to liberty and security (Article 5-3 - Length of pre-trial detention) Violation of Article 6 - Right to a fair trial (Article 6 - Criminal procedure, Article 6-1, Reasonable time limit) Violation of Article 6+6-1 - Right to a fair trial (Article 6-3-c - Right to defend oneself with the assistance of a lawyer) (Article 6 - Right to a fair trial, criminal procedure, Article 6-1 - Fair trial)
  • SUBJECT MATTER:

    (Art. 5) Right to liberty and security (Art. 5-3) Length of pre-trial detention (Art. 6) Right to a fair trial (Art. 6) Criminal proceedings (Art. 6-1) Fair hearing (Art. 6-1) Reasonable time (Art. 6-3-C) Defence through legal assistance


    DETAIL:

    The applicant complained that the length of pre-trial detention to which he had been subjected was excessive. He also complained that he was convicted on the basis of evidence collected during detention following his initial arrest, when he was maltreated and did not have access to a lawyer.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    5, 5-3, 6, 6+6-1, 6-1, 6-3-c

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