The ECHR judgment of November 12, 2019 in the case of A. (A.) v. Russia (application No. 37735/09).
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 unjustified use of physical force against the applicant’s father when he was detained in her presence, about the ill-treatment of her by the staff of the Federal Drug Control Service, as well as the fact that no proper investigation was conducted into these facts . The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In her application, the applicant complained about the unjustified use of physical force against her father during his detention in her presence, about the ill-treatment of her by the employees of the Federal Drug Control Service, and that no proper investigation had been carried out into these facts.
On 12 November 2019, in an application submitted by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant 25,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage.