The ECHR judgment of February 5, 2019 in the case of Shamsudinova and Others v. Russia (Shamsudinova and Others v. Russia) (applications N 4635/08, 14202/08 and 21432/12).
In the case, the applicants ’ applications was successfully considered that the applicants’ relatives were allegedly killed by State agents and that no effective investigation into this circumstance was carried out. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 2 and 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2008 and 2012, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
In their applications, the applicants complained that their relatives were allegedly killed by State agents and that there was no effective investigation into this circumstance.
On February 5, 2019, in response to applications submitted by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Articles 2 (the right to life) in its substantive and procedural aspects in all three complaints and 5 of the Convention (the right on freedom and personal integrity) on one of the complaints. The Court ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants' relatives a total of EUR 240,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage and 27,000 in respect of pecuniary damage.