The ECHR judgment of January 8, 2019 in the case of Zinovyeva v. Russia (Zinovyeva v. Russia) (complaint No. 69272/13).
In the case, the applicant’s complaint about the detention with subsequent detention in the police station was successfully considered. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 5, Article 11 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2013, the applicant was assisted in preparing the complaint. Subsequently, the complaint was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In her complaint, the applicant complained that her detention on 6 May 2012 with subsequent detention at the police station was unlawful and unsubstantiated. The applicant alleged that her right to freedom of peaceful assembly was violated. She also complained, in particular, about the security measures taken at the venue on the Bolotnaya Square, and about the early termination of the event agreed by the city authorities.
On 08 January 2019, on a complaint filed by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person), Article 11 of the Convention (right to freedom of assembly and association), and ordered The respondent Government had to pay the applicant EUR 7,500 in compensation.