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Gisayev and Others v. Russia, (27240/09)

Communicated: 05/06/2013
Lodged: 24/04/2009
Admissible: 29/08/2017
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: No representative
Violation: Killing

In 1990 Imran Gisayev took part in a brawl in which a certain S. was fatally wounded and died shortly afterwards. While nobody was convicted for his death, S’s relatives killed Imran Gisayev on 11 December 1998. U.S., the father of S., testified on 29 December 1998 that it had been his nephew, K.S., who had killed Imran Gisayev as a vengeance. On 11 February 1999 an investigator who led the initial stages of the investigation was questioned after the first applicant had alleged that he had promised the family of S. that he would not arrest the murderer. Subsequently, no one was prosecuted for the killing.The applicants complain under Articles 2 and 13 of the Convention that the investigation into the death of Imran Gisayev has not been effective and that the perpetrators have not been tried.

 

Said-Khamzat TATAYEV and Others, (51928/15)

Communicated: 08/08/2017
Lodged: 14/10/2015
Date of violations: 11/02/2010
Location: Ingushetia
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Killing

The applicants complain under the substantive limb of Article 2 of the Convention that the authorities failed to comply with their positive obligation to safeguard the right to life of their four killed relatives and that of the fifth applicant and the disappeared Mr Vakhayev by failing to warn them about the special operation. Furthermore, the applicants allege that the authorities also failed to comply with the negative obligation of that provision as their four relatives and the fifth applicant had been shot intentionally by State agents and Mr Vakhayev had been abducted by them during the special operation. The applicants complain under the procedural limb of Article 2 that the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into the matter. Under Article 3 of the Convention, the fourth and seventh applicants complain of the mental suffering caused to them by the disappearance of their brother Mayr-Ali Vakhayev. Under Article 13 of the Convention, the applicants complain of a lack of effective remedies in respect of the above-mentioned complaints

 

Uzhakhov and Albagachiyeva v. Russia, (76635/11)

Communicated: 27/06/2017
Lodged: 26/11/2011
Date of violations: 25/11/2009
Location: Ingushetia
Representative: No representative
Violation: Killing

The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that State agents killed their relative Mr Khamzat Uzhakhov and that no effective investigation was carried out into the matter. Under Article 3 of the Convention the second applicant complains that she was subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment during the house search conducted on 25 November 2009 and that the authorities failed to investigate the matter. Under Article 8 of the Convention and Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention, the applicants complain of the unlawful search, and of the destruction and theft of the second applicant’s family property during that unlawful search carried out on 25 November 2009.

 

Satybalova and Others against Russia, (79947/12)

Communicated: 27/06/2017
Lodged: 10/12/2012
Date of violations: 02/05/2010
Location: Dagestan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that their relative Marat Satybalov was subjected to severe beatings by the police officers and died as a result. They further allege that the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into the matter.
Under Article 3 of the Convention, the applicants complain that the police officers subjected Mr Satybalov to severe ill-treatment and that the authorities failed to investigate the matter. Under Article 5 of the Convention, the applicants complain that Mr Satybalov’s overnight detention at the police station between 2 and 3 May 2010 was unlawful. Under Article 13 of the Convention the applicants allege that they had no effective domestic remedies against the above-mentioned violations.

 

Saidgadzhiyev and Akhmedov v. Russia, (11053/12)

Communicated: 27/06/2017
Lodged: 20/02/2012
Date of violations: 27/10/2008
Location: Dagestan
Representative: No representative
Violation: Killing

The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that their sons Mr Saidgadzhi Saidgadzhiyev and Mr Gadzhimagomed Akhmedov were killed by State agents and that the authorities failed to investigate the matter. Under Article 3 of the Convention the applicants complain that prior to their death their sons were subjected to torture and that no investigation was carried out into the matter. Under Article 13 of the Convention the applicants complain that they did not have effective domestic remedies in respect of the above violations of Articles 2 and 3 of the Convention.

 

Gasan Baysultanov v. Russia, (56120/13)

Communicated: 19/06/2017
Lodged: 24/07/2013
Date of violations: 02/11/2006
Location: Dagestan
Representative: No representative
Violation: Killing

The applicant complains under Article 2 of the Convention that his pregnant wife, Ms Saniyat Magomedova, was killed during the special operation carried out in their house on 3 November 2006 because of a disproportionate use of lethal force by the police officers involved. He further alleged that the authorities had failed to conduct an effective investigation into the killing. The applicant also complains, under Article 2 of the Convention, that he was seriously wounded during that special operation as a result of a disproportionate use of lethal force by the police officers and that the authorities had failed to conduct an effective investigation into the matter.

 

Ayub Tuntuyev v. Russia, (30885/16)

Communicated: 24/05/2017
Lodged: 18/05/2016
Date of violations: 26/05/2015
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

On May 27, 2015, staff at Prison Colony 6 260 beat Tuntuyev and used electric shock torture in order to obtain confessions and force him to refuse a lawyer’s assistance. In an attempt to cover up the marks left by the torture, staff at the prison colony’s medical unit cut the injured skin from his heels. On July 8, 2016, the Investigative Committee’s investigations department for the town of Kovrov in Vladimir Region opened a criminal case for use of physical violence against Ayub Tuntuyev by staff at Prison Colony 6 in Vladimir Region, where Tuntuyev is currently in detention.  

 

Aset Atabayeva and Others v. Russia, (21432/12)

Communicated: 09/05/2017
Lodged: 23/03/2012
Date of violations: 26/01/2005
Location: Chechnya
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Killing

Dzhabrail Atabayev and Alkhazur Atabayev were killed on 26 January 2005 in Grozny. On 26 January 2005 the Staropromyslovskiy district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 43015. The proceedings are pending.

 

Yunusova and Yunusov v. Russia, (14202/08)

Communicated: 09/05/2017
Lodged: 30/11/2008
Date of violations: 04/01/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Killing

Ruslan Yunusov killed on 4 January 2002, in Grozny. Criminal case no. 54001 (in the documents submitted also stated as no. 5 ПР-01) opened on 4 January 2002 by the Grozny prosecutor’s office. The proceedings are pending. The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that Ruslan was killed by State agents and that the ensuing investigation was ineffective.

 

Murtazaliyeva v. Russia, (36658/05)

Judgement date: 09/05/2017
Communicated: 10/11/2010
Lodged: 16/09/2005
Location: Moscow
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Right to a fair trial

Zara Murtazaliyeva alleged in particular that the overall fairness of the criminal proceedings against her had been undermined because she had not been able to see or effectively examine the surveillance videotapes shown during the hearing on her case as she could not see the video screen in the courtroom; and because she had not been allowed to question in court the police officer whose actions, in her opinion, could be considered as police incitement or the two attesting witnesses, who could have clarified her allegations concerning the planting of the explosives in her bag. She relied on Article 6 §§ 1 and 3 (b) and (d) (right to a fair trial / right to adequate time and facilities for preparation of defence / right to obtain attendance and examination of witnesses).

 

Aliyeva and Others v. Russia, (51313/08)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 22/09/2008
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: Trepashkin M.I.
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 58 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Albegova and Others v. Russia , (49339/08)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 04/09/2008
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: Trepashkin M.I.
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 42 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Dudiyeva and Others v. Russia, (14755/08)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 14/02/2008
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: Trepashkin M.I.
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 13 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Nogayeva and Others v. Russia, (37096/11)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 28/05/2011
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: E. Kesayeva
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 57 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Kokova and Others v. Russia, (21294/11)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 12/03/2011
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: E. Kesayeva
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 49 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Savkuyev and Others v. Russia, (49380/08)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 04/09/2008
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 98 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Tagayeva and Others v. Russia, (26562/07)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 25/06/2007
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 130 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Akhmed Shakhgiriyev and Others v. Russia, (61161/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 19/11/2015
Date of violations: 10/04/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 10 April 2003 Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev and his acquaintance, A.A., were in the courtyard of school no. 2 at 8a Titova Street in Argun when a group of armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas approached them. Speaking Chechen, the servicemen handcuffed A.A. and started pulling Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev towards a white VAZ-2106 car which was parked nearby. The car’s registration number contained the digits 640 95, and it had a label reading “Soni” on its rear window. Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev resisted, therefore the servicemen opened fire, forced him into the car, and drove off to an unknown location. The whereabouts of Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Zaynapi Sambiyeva and Turpal-Ali Eskiyev v. Russia, (49097/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 30/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning of 30 July 2002 (in the documents submitted the time of the event was also indicated as noon) Mr Adam Eskiyev was heading to the central market in Grozny when a group of armed servicemen in military camouflage uniforms and balaclavas arrested him at the intersection of Revolutsii Avenue and Chernyshevskogo Street and took him away to an unknown location. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian. They were in a Gazel minivan, a Barguzin vehicle and a Zhiguli car with registration numbers C 671 XH, 971, and X 194 XH respectively. The whereabouts of Mr Adam Eskiyev have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of numerous witnesses – passers-by and customers at nearby cafés. According to the applicants, at least nine other Grozny residents were abducted at the same time and place under similar circumstances (see also Ozdamirova and Bakriyeva v. Russia no. 59117/11; Ismailovy v. Russia no. 2664/12; Magomadova v. Russia 67274/13; and Aliyevy v. Russia no. 49112/15).

 

Taguz Salmaniyeva and Others v. Russia, (51863/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 07/10/2015
Date of violations: 01/08/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 1 August 2002 the applicants and Mr Magomed Salmaniyev were at home when a group of about thirty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at their house in Bachi-Yurt in an armoured personnel carrier (an APC), a Ural lorry and a UAZ van. The servicemen, who spoke Russian without an accent, were equipped with portable radio sets, and some of them were wearing balaclavas. They broke into the house, forced all those present onto the floor, checked their passports, and thereafter took Mr Magomed Salmaniyev to the outskirts of the village, where he spent the night lying on the ground with two other abducted villagers, R.S. and A.D. At about 5 a.m. on the same date four VAZ‑2107 vans without registration numbers arrived. The servicemen loaded the three men into the back of the vans and drove off in the direction of Kurchaloy. Somewhere on the way R.S. and A.D. were released, and they returned home. The whereabouts of Mr Magomed Salmaniyev have remained unknown ever since.

 
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