The ECHR judgment of 08 October 2019 in the case of “Kapustin (v. Kapustin) v. Russian Federation” (application No. 36801/09).
In 2009, 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 unlawful and unreasonable interruption of the applicant’s picket against the “ruling party”, as well as the fact that the applicant was taken to the police department and then kept there without drawing up a protocol. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 5 and 10 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained about the unlawful and unjustified interruption of his solitary picket against the “ruling party” that he had been taken to the police department and then detained there without drawing up a protocol.
On October 8, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in this case the authorities of the Russian Federation violated the requirements of Articles 5 (right to liberty and security of person) 10 of the Convention (right to freedom of expression), and ordered the authorities to defendant to pay the applicant 2,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage.