Resolution of the ECHR of September 20, 2018 in the case of Yeliseyev and Knyazkin (Yeliseyev and Knyazkin) v. Russia (applications N 27414/17 and 51559/17).
The case has successfully examined the applicants' complaints about inadequate conditions of detention, as well as the fact that they did not have an effective remedy in this 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), Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy).
In 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their applications, the applicants (two persons) complained about the inadequate conditions of detention, as well as the fact that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On September 20, 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in this case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), the requirement of Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy), and ordered the respondent state to pay 6 500 euros and 9,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage to the first and second applicants, respectively.