Decision of the ECHR of December 3, 2019 in the case of Kalashnikov v. Russia (application No. 2304/06).
In 2006, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In the case, the application was successfully examined that during the applicant's detention in custody, his cellmates and warders forced him to make a self-talk. The case has violated article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (prohibition of torture).
In his application, the applicant complained that during his detention his cellmates and warders had compelled him to make a self-incrimination.
On December 3, 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) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 20,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.