The ECHR judgment of June 27, 2019 in the case of Bibik and Others v. Russia (application N 10602/17 and eight other applications).
In 2017, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were combined and communicated by the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined applications about the unreasonably long preliminary detention of the applicants, as well as the excessive length of the judicial review of the decision to detain them. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 3 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in respect of all applicants and paragraph 4 of Article 5 of the Convention in respect of individual applicants.
In their applications, the applicants complained that their pre-trial detention was unreasonably long. Some applicants complained about the excessive length of the judicial review of their detention.
On June 27, 2019, in response to applications submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person) in respect of all applicants and Article 5 § 4 of the Convention in respect of certain the applicants, and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants various amounts of 2,900 to 6,600 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage.