ECHR judgment of September 20, 2018 in the case of Panov and Others (Panov and Others) v. Russia (complaints NN 42898/17, 64134/17, 67924/17, 68854/17, 69411/17, 71196/17, 73176 / 17, 74197/17 and 81596/17).
The case was successfully reviewed by the applicants for inadequate 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 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing complaints. Subsequently, the complaints were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (nine people) complained about inadequate conditions of detention. Some applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in that regard.
On September 20, 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 relation to individual applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 31,800 in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts from 3,900 to 7,800 euros.