The ECHR judgment of July 2, 2019 in the case of Kalyapin v. Russia (application No. 6095/09).
The case has successfully examined the application that the applicant’s transfer to the police department was unlawful and arbitrary and that he did not have any real right to compensation. The applicant also argued that there were no effective domestic remedies in this regard. The case has violated paragraphs 1 and 5 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2009, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his application, the applicant complained that his transfer to the police department was unlawful and arbitrary and that he did not have any really enforceable right to compensation. He also claimed that there were no effective domestic remedies in this regard.
On July 2, 2019, on an application filed by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 §§ 1 and 5 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant 1,000 euros in in respect of non-pecuniary damage, EUR 2,600 in respect of costs and expenses.