The ECHR judgment of August 27, 2019 in the case of Izmestyev v. Russia (application No. 74141/10).
In 2010, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application about the applicant’s detention and his transportation in improper conditions, that the applicant’s pre-trial detention was excessive and that the criminal proceedings brought against him were not public. The applicant also alleged that his right to respect for private and family life had been violated as a result of various restrictions on his visits to relatives during his detention after conviction and video surveillance of his cell. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3, paragraph 3 of Article 5, paragraph 1 of Article 6, Article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that he was detained and transported in inadequate conditions, that his pre-trial detention was excessive, that the criminal proceedings against him were not public. He also claimed that his right to respect for private and family life had been violated as a result of various restrictions on his visits to his family during his detention after conviction and video surveillance of his cell.
On August 27, 2019, on an application filed by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that the Government violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person), Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial), Article 8 of the Convention (right to respect for private and family life), and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 10,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage and EUR 2,000 in respect of judicial compensation x costs and expenses.