The ECHR judgment of February 12, 2019 in the case of Grigoryev and Igamberdiev v. Russia (Grigoryev and Igamberdiyeva v. Russia) (application No. 10970/12).
The case has successfully examined applications of a violation of the right to freedom of expression. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 5 and 10 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012, the applicants were assisted in preparing complaints. Subsequently, the complaints were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
In his application, the applicant complained that his transfer to the internal affairs department violated his right to freedom of expression and that the authorities' actions constituted unlawful and disproportionate interference with his right to freedom of peaceful assembly. In her application, the applicant complained about bringing her to administrative responsibility for participating in the picket.
On February 12, 2019, in response to applications submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Articles 5 (right to liberty and security of person) and 10 of the Convention (right to freedom of expression) in respect of the applicant, and ordered The Government of the respondent Government pay the applicant EUR 1,700 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.