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CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015
STATE:
Russia
OUTCOME:
Remainder inadmissible Violation of Article 3 - Prohibition of torture (Article 3 - Degrading treatment, Inhuman treatment) (Substantive aspect) Violation of Article 3 - Prohibition of torture (Article 3 - Effective investigation) (Procedural aspect) Violation of Article 6+6-3-c - Right to a fair trial (Article 6 - Criminal proceedings, Article 6-1 - Fair hearing) (Article 6-3-c - Defence through legal assistance, Article 6 - Right to a fair trial) Non-pecuniary damage - award (Article 41 - Non-pecuniary damage, Just satisfaction)
  • SUBJECT MATTER:

    (Art. 3) Prohibition of torture (Art. 3) Degrading treatment (Art. 3) Effective investigation (Art. 3) Inhuman treatment (Art. 6) Right to a fair trial (Art. 6) Criminal proceedings (Art. 6-1) Fair hearing (Art. 6-3-C) Defence through legal assistance (Art. 35) Admissibility criteria (Art. 41) Just satisfaction-{general} (Art. 41) Just satisfaction (Art. 41) Non-pecuniary damage


    DETAIL:

    The applicant alleged, in particular, that he had been subjected to ill‑treatment in police custody in order to obtain his confession to a crime. He further submitted that the use of his confession, made as a result of his ill‑treatment and in the absence of a lawyer, in securing his conviction had rendered his trial unfair.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    3, 6, 6+6-3-c, 6-1, 6-3-c, 35, 41

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