The ECHR judgment of 27 August 2019 in the case “Dzhamakhadzhiyev and Others (v. Dzhamakhadzhiyev and Others) v. Russian Federation” (application No. 31143/11 and seven other applications).
In 2011, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined applications that the applicants' close relatives disappeared after they were allegedly illegally detained during special operations, and that there was no effective investigation into this circumstance. In the case there was a violation of the requirements of Articles 2, 3, paragraph 1 of Article 5, Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In their applications, the applicants complained that their close relatives disappeared after they were allegedly illegally detained during special operations. The applicants also complained that there had been no effective investigation into this circumstance.
On August 27, 2019, according to the applications submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Articles 2 (right to life) and 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Convention (right to liberty and personal inviolability), Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) in conjunction with Articles 2, 3 and 5 of the Convention, and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants various amounts from EUR 80,850 to 164,000 as all types of comp nsatsii.