In three rulings this week, ECtHR finds violations of Convention articles 5, 8 and 11 and orders Russia not to expel certain individuals that would be in violation of articles 2 and 3.

Week-ending 17 September 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down three judgments in relation to Russia finding violations of Convention articles 5 (liberty and security), 8…

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ECtHR Ruling of the Week: Violations of Convention Article 3 [prohibition of torture]

Week-ending 30 July 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down one ruling with regard to Russia, finding violations of Article 3 of the European Convention (prohibition…

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ECtHR Ruling of the Week: Russia violated rights to family life and freedom from discrimination of transgender woman

Week-ending 9 July 2021 This week there were 13 judgments by the European Court of Human Rights concerning Russia. The judgments found violations of Convention articles 2 (right to life),…

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“What? This is a trick from the Gulag!” Genri Reznik on the offer by Ivan Safronov’s investigator to sell him a call to his mother.

29 June 2021 Pictured: Genri Reznik, a lawyer and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] Investigator for especially important cases of the FSB,…

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Karinna Moskalenko: Torture in Russia – how it goes

30 June 2021 by Karinna Moskalenko, attorney, international lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] On 28 June 2021, a group of lawyers…

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ECtHR awarded Irkutsk victim of police torture 11,000 euros

21 June 2021 by Irina Sergeeva, lawyer, Moscow Helsinki Group volunteer Source: Moscow Helsinki Group On 15 June 2021, the European Court of Human Rights came to a decision on…

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ECtHR issues five judgments with regard to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10.

Week-ending 2 July 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights issued five judgments with regard to Russia finding violations of Convention articles 2 (right to life), 3 (prohibition…

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Lev Ponomarev: Only by our efforts can we end the practice of torture

22 June 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] “THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) IS CREATED AND DISTRIBUTED BY…

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European Court of Human Rights hands down three judgments with regard to Russia

Week-ending 25 June 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down three judgments with regard to Russia, finding violations of Convention Articles 2 (right to life), 3…

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ECtHR issues 16 judgments finding violations by Russia

Week-ending 18 June 2021 This week, on 15 June 2021, the European Court of Human Rights handed down 16 judgments in relation to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2 (right…

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