The case was successfully reviewed by the applicants for excessive length of detention pending trial. The applicants also complained about the inhuman conditions of detention. The case has violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (right to liberty and security of person).
In 2008, 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints the applicants (five people) complained about the excessive length of the detention pending trial. The applicants also complained about the inhuman conditions of detention.
On 14 June 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (the right to liberty and personal integrity), and ordered the respondent state to pay one applicant fair compensation. The European Court also recognized the unilateral declarations filed by the authorities of the Russian Federation, which recognized the inappropriate conditions of detention for all applicants and awarded reasonable compensation.
ECHR judgment of June 14, 2018 in the case of Shakirova and Others (Shakirova and Others) v. Russia (applications N 31393/08, 1017/10, 35760/14, 19317/15 and 41451/16).