The ECHR judgment of December 3, 2019 in the case of Minibaev v. Russia (application No. 68793/13).
In 2013, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application that the applicant was subjected to arbitrary detention for a period of about a day, was tortured by the police and that there was no effective investigation into his complaints about this circumstance. In the case there was a violation of the requirements of Article 3, paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that he had been subjected to arbitrary detention for a period of about a day. He also claimed that he had been tortured by the police and that there had been no effective investigation into his complaints about this.
On December 3, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in its material and procedural aspects, Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (right to liberty and personal inviolability), ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 23,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.