The ECHR judgment of August 27, 2019 in the case of Neuymin v. Russia (application No. 42265/06).
In 2006, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case successfully examined the application that the applicant was subjected to ill-treatment and that no effective investigation was conducted into his complaints, the conviction was based on evidence of guilty plea resulting from the ill-treatment of the applicant, and the trial court did not pay due attention to him allegations of ill-treatment. In the case there was a violation of the requirements of Article 3, paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that he had been ill-treated and that no effective investigation had been carried out on his complaints. The applicant also alleged that his conviction was based on a guilty plea obtained as a result of his ill-treatment and that the trial court did not give due consideration to his allegations of ill-treatment.
On 27 August 2019, following an application filed by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) and ordered the authorities to defendant to pay the applicant 25 000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage.