The case was successfully considered complaints about the inhuman conditions of detention of the applicants in places of serving the sentence, the lack of effective remedies. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 3 and 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2014 and 2015, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (11 people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention in the places where the sentence was served. Eight applicants also claimed that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On May 4, 2017, on the complaints filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of articles 3 (prohibition of torture) in relation to all applicants and 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) in respect of eight applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of EUR 87,600 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 5,000 to 14,000 euros.
ECHR Ordinance of May 4, 2017 on the case of Gashimov and Others (Gashimov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications N 31408/14, 32432/14, 12927/15, 17262/15, 17957/15, 18035/15, 23523 / 15, 23890/15, 25301/15, 59787/15 and 59951/15).