Cases 1 - 20 of 761

Tsechoyeva and Others v. Russia, (52325/15)

Judgement date: 05/10/2021
Communicated: 10/11/2016
Lodged: 16/10/2015
Date of violations: 16/10/2015
Location: Ingushetia
Violation: Right to life

Allegedly, in early April 2010 Gilani Tsechoyev was stopped by unspecified law-enforcement officers, who spoke Chechen and Russian without an accent. As these officers were attempting to force him into a car, Officer Kha. ordered them to let him go.
On 24 June 2010 two people fired gun shots at the victim causing his death. Two of the applicant’s friends, Ch. and B., were eye-witnesses to the events. On the same day, an investigator carried out a crime-scene inspection. On 25 June 2010 a criminal case was opened.

 

Zulkarnayev v. Russia, (30478/08)

Judgement date: 13/07/2021
Communicated: 22/01/2013
Lodged: 05/06/2008
Date of violations: 15/04/2006
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

Muslim Zulkarnayev is currently serving a term of imprisonment in correctional colony IK-4 in the Mariy-El Republic. The applicant complains under Article 3 of the Convention that he had been subjected to repeated ill-treatment and that the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into it. He further submits that he was held in unacknowledged detention between 15 and 25 April 2006, in breach of all guarantees of Article 5 of the Convention.

 

Gatsalova v. Russia, (41318/10)

Judgement date: 20/04/2021
Communicated: 13/11/2013
Lodged: 16/07/2010
Date of violations: 14/10/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria, Nalchik
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Non-return of bodies

The applicant refers to the death of her husband Timur Dzankhotovich Gatsalov who died in the result of the events of 13-14 October 2005 in Nalchik. According to those who took part in identification of the bodies, during several days following the events of 13 and 14 October 2005 the corpses were kept in the morgue and in a few other locations in wholly unsatisfactory conditions. On several occasions the applicant requested various officials, including the prosecutors, to return the bodies of her husband for burial. The requests either remained unanswered or were refused. The applicant complains under Articles 8 and 9 of the Convention that the State authorities unnecessarily interfered with her right to family and private life and freedom of religion by denying her access to the body of her killed relative for religious burial according to Islam traditions and customs.

 

Laypanov v. Russia, (8600/09)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 03/06/2019
Lodged: 06/02/2009
Location: Russia
Representative: Others
Violation: Torture

Safar Dayfurovich Laypanov, is a Russian national, who was born in 1968 and lives in Karachayevsk. The applicant complained under Articles 3 and 13 of the Convention that he had been ill-treated by the police officers to obtain confession, that the authorities had failed to investigate these episodes, that the domestic courts had breached his presumption of innocence by convicting him on the basis of the evidence obtained under torture.

 

Gastemirov v. Russia, (19185/10)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 28/02/2011
Lodged: 25/03/2010
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Others
Violation: Torture

Roman Magomedovich Gastemirov, is a Russian national who was born in 1979 and lives in the town of Groznyy, the Chechen Republic The applicant complained under Articles 3 and 13 of the Convention that he had been ill-treated by the police officers to obtain confession, that the authorities had failed to investigate these episodes, that the domestic courts had breached his presumption of innocence by convicting him on the basis of the evidence obtained under torture.

 

Khadziyev and Others v. Russia, (30444/08)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 31/01/2011
Lodged: 19/08/2008
Location: North Ossetia
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Torture

The applicants, Mr Umar Bagaudinovich Khadziyev, Mr Alikhan Magomedovich Ozdoyev and Mr Rustam Yunusovich Tsurov, are Russian nationals who were born in 1984, 1977 and 1980 respectively and live in the village of Kartsa of the Republic of the North Ossetia-Alania. It appears that at present they are serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penitentiary establishment in Russia. The applicants complained under Articles 3, 6, 13 and 14 of the Convention that they had been ill-treated by the police officers to obtain confession, that the authorities had failed to investigate these episodes, that the domestic courts had breached their presumption of innocence by convicting them on the basis of the evidence obtained under torture, that the criminal proceedings against them had been generally unfair and discriminatory on account of their Ingush ethnicity.

 

Vitrigov and others v. Russi, (21123/09)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 12/06/2013
Lodged: 23/03/2009
Date of violations: 20/07/2005
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

At about 12.30 p.m. on 20 July 2005 a group of four policemen of the Nadterechny ROVD arrived at the sheepfold and ordered Aslanbek Vitrigov  to follow them to the ROVD. On 21 July 2005 a group of policemen of the Nadterechny ROVD arrived at the sheepfold in Komarovo, where were Anzor Agamerzayev. Six to seven persons grabbed and beat him up in front of his relatives. They twisted his arms behind his back, tied them with his belt and threw him into their car, where they continued beating him up on the way to the Nadterechny ROVD. On 30 July 2005 Adam Tuntuyev was instructed by his superior to follow police officers to the Nadterechny ROVD “for an identification parade”. Upon arrival the applicant was filmed and photographed. At about 11 p.m. on 30 July 2005 he was placed in the ROVD detention ward. Within the premises of the  ROVD Aslanbek Vitrigov, Anzor Agamerzayev and Adam Tuntuyev were severely tortured into confessing to crimes.

 

Murat Shavayev v. Russia, (8187/08)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 03/06/2019
Lodged: 24/12/2007
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

Murat Ismailovich Shavayev, is a Russian national, who was born in 1975 and is detained in Kharp. The applicant complains under Article 3 of the Convention that he was subjected to ill-treatment and that the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into his allegations. He further complains under Article 13 of the Convention that he had no effective remedies in respect of his grievances under Article 3.

 

Aliyev v. Russia, (7626/08)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 22/01/2013
Lodged: 18/12/2007
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Others
Violation: Torture

The applicant, Mr Aslan Aliyev, is a Russian national, who was born in 1981 and is currently serving a prison sentence in correctional colony IK‑2 in the Kurgan Region. The applicant complains under Article 3 of the Convention that he was subjected to ill-treatment and that the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into his allegations. He further complains under Article 13 of the Convention that he had no effective remedies in respect of his grievances under Article 3.

 

Mutayev and Tatayev v. Russia, (29924/07)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 30/01/2013
Lodged: 13/07/2007
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Others
Violation: Torture

The applicants, Mr Ismail Mutayev and Mr Ismail Tatayev, are Russian nationals. The first applicant was born in 1981 and the second applicant – in 1975. The applicants are currently serving their terms of imprisonment in colony IK-2 in the Tomsk Region and in a colony in the Volgograd Region, respectively. The applicants complain under Article 3 of the Convention that they were subjected to torture and that the domestic authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation of their allegations.

 

Uspanov v. Russia, (48053/06)

Judgement date: 09/02/2021
Communicated: 24/01/2013
Lodged: 26/07/2006
Date of violations: 31/10/2004
Location: Chechnya, Assinovskaya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

On 31 October 2004 Imran Uspanov was apprehended in his house in the village of Assinovskaya by a group of servicemen (“kadyrovtsy”), who took him to the Sunzhenskiy District Department of the Interior (ROVD) and tortured there. In the following months, Imran was detained at the Achkhoy-Martanovskiy ROVD and subjected to repeated torture and ill-treatment. Imran Uspanov complained in writing to the prosecutor’s office of the Chechen Republic about his ill-treatment by officers of ROVD. The Prosecutor's office refused to open a criminal inquiry into the ill-treatment despite the existence of medical reports and witness statements in support of his complaints. In 2005, Imran was convicted to over 18 years imprisonment on the basis of the confessions obtained through torture.

 

Tashuyev v. Russia, (12981/15)

Judgement date: 19/01/2021
Lodged: 29/01/2015
Date of violations: 29/04/2011
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Non-return of bodies

On 29 April 2011 law enforcement officers carried out a special operation in Progress village in the Stavropol Region. According to the authorities, Mr K.T. was in Progress village with nine other armed individuals and offered armed resistance to the officers. As a result of the operation, Mr K.T. and the nine other individuals were killed. As stated by the expert examination, the applicant’s son’s death was caused by an explosion. On the same date the authorities opened criminal case no. 2917 on account of traffic and storage of weapons. It follows from the case file that on 6 June 2012 criminal case no. 2917 was merged with case no. 70/20-10. On 17 April 2012 the applicant complained to the court of the refusal to return the body of his son. After several judicial refusals in 2012, on 27 February 2013 the Nalchik City Court granted the applicant’s complaint and found the continued withholding of the body unlawful.

 

Khokonov and Others v. Russia, (78734/17)

Judgement date: 14/01/2021
Communicated: 27/02/2020
Lodged: 09/11/2017
Date of violations: 29/10/2013
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Private and family life
Non-pecuniary damage: 6000 €

The applicants complained about the lack of any effective remedy in domestic law - in respect of allocation to a remote colony.

 

Kuchmenova and Others v. Russia, (20559/19)

Communicated: 16/11/2020
Lodged: 10/04/2019
Date of violations: 07/09/2018
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Private and family life

Under Articles 8 and 13 of the Convention Ms Kuchmenova, Ms Akhmetova, Ms Shavayeva, Mr Aslan Kuchmenov, Mr Bapinayev and Mr Mironov (no. 20559/19) complain that the respective transfers of Mr Aslan Kuchmenov, Mr Murat Bapinayev and Mr Eduard Mironov to remote penitentiary facilities amount to breach of family ties between the detainees and their family members.

 

Kashirgov v. Russia, (55234/08)

Communicated: 16/11/2020
Lodged: 07/11/2008
Date of violations: 17/11/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Ill-treatment

Murat Sarabiyevich KASHIRGOV complains that he had been ill-treated by State agents during the criminal proceedings against him and that the domestic authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation in this respect, and that he did not have effective remedy in respect of their grievances.  The applicant deceased on 19 June 2016. The applicant’s wife maintained the application.

 

Mironov v. Russia, (30466/08; 48040/16)

Communicated: 16/11/2020
Lodged: 03/06/2008
Date of violations: 12/11/2005
Admissible: 03/11/2011
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

The applicant complains that he had been ill-treated by State agents during the criminal proceedings against him and that the domestic authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation in this respect, and that he did not have effective remedy in respect of his grievances.

 

Pshibiyev v. Russia, (4271/06; 48038/16)

Communicated: 16/11/2020
Lodged: 10/03/2006
28/07/2016
Date of violations: 21/10/2005
Admissible: 03/11/2011
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria, Nalchik
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

On 21 October 2005, police in Nalchik detained Batyr Pshibiyev on suspicion of participation in the attacks on law enforcement agencies and other official buildings in the city eight days earlier. In subsequent days, law enforcement officers at the organized crime department (UBOP) and pretrial detention center in Nalchik repeatedly beat and otherwise ill-treated him.

 

Kudayev v. Russia, (4261/06; 48034/16)

Communicated: 03/11/2011
16/11/2020
Lodged: 28/07/2016
13/01/2006
Date of violations: 13/10/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

The applicant complains that he had been ill-treated by State agents during the criminal proceedings against him and that the domestic authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation in this respect, and that he did not have effective remedy in respect of his grievances.

 

Khamukov and Khamukova v. Russia, (26591/08; 47874/16)

Communicated: 19/09/2011
16/11/2020
Lodged: 23/05/2008
Date of violations: 13/10/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria, Nalchik
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

On 13 October 2005 Daniil Khamukov arrested on suspicion of involvement in the raid and taken to the Anti-Terrorism Centre of the General Department of the Ministry of the Interior in the Southern Federal Circuit. He had been kicked, and hit on the head several times with a rifle butt. In the morning of 14 October 2005, after having been subjected to further torture aimed at obtaining a confession, Daniil was taken to hospital, where he received first aid. On the same day he was taken to a temporary detention centre. On 16 October 2005 to 7 November 2005 Daniil underwent in-patient hospital treatment for his injuries. His hospital diagnosis was “right elbow multifragmental gunshot fracture, closed head injury, brain contusion, general weakness, dizziness, nausea, acute pain in the right arm”. Subsequently he was held in a remand prison, where the beatings continued on a regular basis. Daniil Khamukov complained that he had been ill-treated by State agents during the criminal proceedings against him and that the domestic authorities had failed to carry out an effective investigation.

 

Khakulov v. Russia, (46445/16)

Communicated: 16/11/2020
Lodged: 28/07/2016
Date of violations: 26/10/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Ill-treatment

Amur Abubovich KHAKULOV complains that he had been ill-treated by State agents during the criminal proceedings against him and that the domestic authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation in this respect, and that he did not have effective remedy in respect of his grievances. The applicant deceased on 7 October 2016. The applicant’s wife maintained the application.

 
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