The ECHR judgment of September 24, 2019 in the case of Israel and Others (Israilovy and Others v. Russia) (application N 34909/12 and four other applications).
In 2012, 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 September 24, 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 (the right to life) and 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in respect of the applicants' relatives, Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (right liberty and security of person) in respect of individual applicants, Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) in conjunction with Articles 2 and 3, and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants various amounts from 88 850 to 175 000 euros as all types of compensation.