The ECHR judgment of August 27, 2019 in the case of Ozdoyev and Others v. Russia (application N 9782/08 and nine other complaints).
In 2008, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined applications of the disappearance of the applicants' close relatives after their unlawful detention during special operations, as well as the lack of an effective investigation into this circumstance. The case has violated the requirements of Article 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in its procedural and legal aspect, Article 3, paragraph 1 of Article 5, Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in conjunction with Articles 2, 3 and 5 of the Convention on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
In their applications, the applicants complained that their close relatives had disappeared after they had been illegally detained during special operations. The applicants also alleged that no effective investigation into this circumstance had been carried out.
On 27 August 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 Article 2 (the right to life) in its procedural and legal aspect and Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), Article 5 § 1 Convention (right to liberty and security of person), Article 13 of the Convention (right to an effective domestic remedy) in conjunction with Articles 2, 3 and 5 of the Convention, and ordered the respondent Government to pay various amounts to the applicants t 74,000 to 97,000 euros as all types of compensation.