ECHR judgment of October 2, 2018 in the case of Tsakoyevy v. Russia (Complaint No. 16397/07).
The case was successfully considered by the applicants that their son was allegedly abducted by law enforcement officers, illegally detained, subjected to ill-treatment, which subsequently led to his death, and also that any effective investigation of this fact was carried out did not have. The case has violated the requirements of Article 2 and Clause 1 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2007, claimants were assisted in preparing a complaint. Subsequently, the complaint was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaint, the applicants (husband and wife) complained that in September 2004 their son was allegedly abducted by law enforcement officers in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, illegally detained, subjected to ill-treatment, which subsequently led to his death. The applicants also submitted that no effective investigation had been carried out into these circumstances.
On 2 October 2018, on the complaint filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of articles 2 (right to life) in its substantive and procedural aspects and 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), as well as paragraph 1 of article 5 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person), and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants jointly EUR 60,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.