Resolution of the ECHR of July 26, 2018 in the case of Asonov and Others (Asonov and Others) v. Russia (applications NN 11577/12, 30759/17, 33534/17, 34526/17, 38325/17, 53500/17 and 38268 / 14 and 58157/17).
The case was successfully reviewed by the applicants for excessive length of detention pending trial. The case has violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the right to liberty and security of person) in respect of all applicants.
In 2012 and 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their applications the applicants (seven people) complained about the excessive length of the detention pending trial.
On July 26, 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person) against all applicants, and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants 17,000 euros in compensation for non-pecuniary damage. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,500 to 3,400 euros.