The ECHR judgment of April 30, 2019 in the case of Elvira Dmitriyeva v. Russia (applications N 60921/17 and 7202/18).
In 2017 and 2018, the applicant was assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined applications of a violation of the applicant’s rights to freedom of expression and assembly, the lack of effective legal remedies, as well as the unlawful detention and detention of the applicant, and the absence of a representative of the prosecution when the administrative case was heard in court. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 11, 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in conjunction with Article 11 of the Convention, Article 10 of the Convention, Clause 1 of Article 5 of the Convention, Clause 1 of Article 6 of the Convention.
In her applications, the applicant complained of a violation of her rights to freedom of expression and assembly, as well as a lack of effective remedies in this regard. The applicant also complained about her unlawful detention and detention and about the absence of a representative of the prosecution during the trial of her administrative case.
On April 30, 2019, in response to applications submitted by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Articles 11 (right to freedom of assembly and association), 13 (right to an effective domestic remedy), taken in conjunction with Article 11 of the Convention, Article 10 of the Convention (right to freedom of expression), Article 5, paragraph 1 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person), Article 6, paragraph 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial), and ordered The respondent Government were to pay the applicant EUR 149 in respect of pecuniary damage, EUR 12,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage and EUR 2,650 in respect of costs and expenses.