The case was successfully considered a complaint about the applicant’s expulsion to the country of nationality, the failure to examine his complaints that if he were expelled he could be at risk of ill-treatment, the lack of effective remedies in relation to his complaint. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2015, the complainant was assisted in preparing a аpplication. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the complainant, born in 1988 in the city of Margilan, Republic of Uzbekistan, arrived in 2014 in the Russian Federation. He complained that the authorities did not consider his complaints that if he were expelled to Uzbekistan, he could be at risk of ill-treatment. He also complained about the lack of effective remedies in relation to his complaint under Article 3 of the Convention.
On 10 January 2017, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), stating that the applicant should not be extradited or otherwise forcibly transferred from the Russian Federation to Uzbekistan or another country at the time of the convention proceedings.
Decision of the ECHR of January 10, 2017 in the case of “I.U. (I.U.) v. The Russian Federation” (аpplication No. 48917/15).