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CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015
STATE:
Switzerland
OUTCOME:
No violation of Article 5 - Right to liberty and security (Article 5-1 - Lawful arrest or detention, Article 5-1-e - Persons of unsound mind)
  • SUBJECT MATTER:

    (Art. 5) Right to liberty and security (Art. 5-1) Lawful arrest or detention (Art. 5-1-e) Persons of unsound mind


    DETAIL:

    The applicant alleged that his continued detention in a prison rather a psychiatric institution during the institutional measure indicated by the Zürich District Court violated Article 5 § 1 of the Convention.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    5, 5-1, 5-1-e

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