The ECHR judgment of October 15, 2019 in the case of Bondarenko v. Russia (application No. 5859/07).
In 2007, 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 unjustified detention of the applicant, as well as the ill-treatment of the applicant during his detention in the absence of an effective investigation into this circumstance. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 and paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that his detention at the police station for about a day was unfounded. He also complained of ill-treatment during his detention and that there was no effective investigation into this circumstance.
On October 15, 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 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person), and ordered the authorities to the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 25,350 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.