Resolution of the ECHR of July 26, 2018 in the case of "Rajabov and Others (Radzhabov and Others) v. Russia" (applications NN 26091/09, 32592/16, 41917/16, 46863/16, 52808/16, 33628/17, 43320 / 17, 46044/17 and 61744/17).
The case was successfully reviewed by the applicants for inhuman conditions of detention. Some applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in that regard. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (prohibition of torture) in respect of all applicants, Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy) in respect of individual applicants.
In 2009, 2016 and 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their applications the applicants (nine people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention. Some applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in that regard.
On July 26, 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities of the Russian Federation violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in relation to all applicants, the requirement of Article 13 of the Convention (right to an effective remedy) in respect of individual applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants 75,400 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 3,200 to 16,900 euros.