The ECtHR judgment of 08 October 2019 in the case of “Manelyuk and others v. The Russian Federation” (application No. 40442/07 and three other applications).
In 2007, 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 were unjustly convicted of crimes committed by the police and that their allegations of incitement had not been duly examined during the trial. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In their applications, the applicants complained that they had been unfairly convicted of crimes committed by the police and that their allegations of incitement had not been duly examined in the proceedings.
On October 8, 2019, in the applications submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) in respect of two applicants and ordered the respondent Government to pay one of the applicants 3,200 euros in respect of costs and expenses.