The ECHR ordered payment of 1.5 million euros in compensation in 2016 in cases represented by Russian Justice Initiative

...,000 to 1.1 million roubles. We also succeeding in reversing two Federal Migration Service decisions banning foreigners from Russian Territory with regard to two cases from Nalchik and Sochi”. Applications sent to the ECHR in 2016 concerned the following violations: Right to life, right to effective legal defence, right to freedom and personal inviolability, right to respect for private and family life, and right to a fair trial. There were also applications concerning violations of the ban on degrading ...
Modified: 21/12/2016
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Academic Articles

Please note that where full text articles are available, the link is provided. To obtain a text, please contact the permissions department of the relevant journal or periodical. J. Lapitskaya, “ECHR, Russia, and Chechyna: two is not company and three is definitely a crowd”, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics , vol. 43, No. 2 (2010/2011) pp. 479-548. Juliet Chevalier-Watts, “The phenomena of enforced disappearances in Turkey and Chechnya: Strasbourg’s...
Modified: 12/08/2016
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European Court of Human Rights Condemns Russia in Three Cases from Chechnya

... relatives outside of Chechnya. In early April 2004 Anzor returned to visit his parents. In the evening of 10 April 2004 military servicemen, who had been regularly enquiring about Anzor's whereabouts, raided the applicants' home and detained Anzor. The following day his body was discovered with bullet wounds. In today's judgments the ECtHR unanimously held that: The right to life has been violated in respect Anzor Sambiyev as well as in respect of the disappeared persons who must be presumed dead (violation ...
Modified: 22/01/2009
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European Court of Human Rights Condemns Russia for Killing of Two Civilians in Chechnya

The European Court of Human Rights today unanimously condemned Russia for the killing of two civilians near the village of Komsomolskoye, Chechnya, in October 2001, Russian Justice Initiative said. The European Court of Human Rights today unanimously condemned Russia for the killing of two civilians near the village of Komsomolskoye, Chechnya , in October 200 1 , Russian Justice Initiative said. Around 3 p.m. o n 27 October 2001 Amkhad Vakha-Khadzhiyevich Gekhayev, 15 years old, and Zalina...
Modified: 14/11/2008
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The 10,000th judgment of the European Court of Human Rights Condemns Russia for disappearance in Chechnya

... of a twenty-year-old man in Chechnya in November 2002, Russian Justice Initiative said today. Ayub Takhayev was detained by Russian servicemen in the early morning of 13 November 2002 at his home in the village of Mesker-Yurt, Chechnya. On the following day, Russian servicemen detained two other villagers, Viskhadzhi Magamadov and Khasan Mezhiyev, and another, Adam Ilyasov, the day after that. There has been no news of Ayub or the three other men since they were detained. The relatives of Viskhadzhi,...
Modified: 18/09/2008
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European Court of Human Rights Condemns Russia in Five Cases from Chechnya

The European Court of Human Rights today unanimously condemned Russia for enforced disappearances in five cases from Chechnya. The cases concern the disappearances of eight men and two women in different locations in Chechnya between 2002 and 2003. The European Court of Human Rights today unanimously condemned Russia for enforced disappearances in five cases from Chechnya, Russian Justice Initiative said today. The cases concern the disappearances of eight men and two women in different locations...
Modified: 29/05/2008
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