The ECHR judgment of December 17, 2019 in the case of Belikova v. Russia (application No. 66812/17).
In 2017, 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 administrative proceedings against the applicant were not fair, she was not able to interrogate witnesses and police officers in court. In the case, there was a violation of the requirements of paragraph 1 and subparagraph “d” of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In her application, the applicant complained that the administrative proceedings against her were not fair. She claimed that she could not question witnesses and police officers in court.
On December 17, 2019, in accordance with the application submitted by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of paragraph 1 and subparagraph “d” of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair trial), and ordered the authorities to defendant to pay the applicant 1,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage.