The ECHR judgment of October 22, 2019 in the case of “Lapshina and Others (v. Lapshina and Others) v. Russia” (application N 65031/16 and two other applications).
In 2016, 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' administrative detention was unlawful and that the court that examined their cases was not impartial. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In their applications, the applicants complained that their administrative detention was unlawful. The applicants also argued that the court hearing their cases was not impartial.
On October 22, 2019, according to the applications submitted by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person) and ordered the respondent Government to pay 1,000 to the applicants Euro in respect of non-pecuniary damage.