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Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Preliminary objection joined to merits and dismissed (Article 35-1 - Exhaustion of domestic remedies) Remainder inadmissible Violation of Article 3 - Prohibition of torture (Article 3 - Effective investigation) (Procedural aspect) Violation of Article 3 - Prohibition of torture (Article 3 - Degrading treatment, Inhuman treatment) (Substantive aspect) Violation of Article 5 - Right to liberty and security (Article 5-1 - Lawful arrest or detention, Article 5-1-e - Persons of unsound mind)

    (Art. 3) Prohibition of torture (Art. 3) Degrading treatment (Art. 3) Effective investigation (Art. 3) Inhuman treatment (Art. 5) Right to liberty and security (Art. 5-1) Lawful arrest or detention (Art. 5-1-e) Persons of unsound mind (Art. 35) Admissibility criteria (Art. 35-1) Exhaustion of domestic remedies Proportionality Safeguards against abuse


    The applicant complained that she had been unlawfully and unjustifiably interned in the hospital, and that the judicial decision in that regard had not been accompanied by adequate procedural safeguards. She relied on Article 5 §§ 1 (e) and 4 of the Convention.

    3, 5, 5-1, 5-1-e, 35, 35-1

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