The ECHR judgment of October 08, 2019 in the case of Urazbayev v. Russia (application No. 13128/06).
In 2006, 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 conviction, based on the testimony given by his brother under torture by the police. The case has violated article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (right to a fair trial).
In his application, the applicant complained of a violation of his right to a fair trial because his conviction was based on evidence given by his brother under torture by the police.
On October 8, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial) by five votes in favor and two against, that the finding of a violation constitutes sufficient just satisfaction for non-pecuniary damage.