The ECHR judgment of March 26, 2019 in the case of Valyuzhenich v. Russia (Valyuzhenich v. Russia) (application No. 10597/13).
In 2013, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application about the applicant’s detention in a metal cage during the criminal proceedings and the lack of effective remedies in this regard. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that his detention in a metal cage during the criminal proceedings against him amounted to degrading treatment and rendered the proceedings unfair. The applicant also complained about the lack of effective remedies in this regard.
On March 26, 2019, following an application filed by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 7,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.