The ECHR judgment of December 3, 2019 in the case of “N.M. (N.M.) v. Russian Federation” (application N 29343/18).
In 2018, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In the case, the application was successfully considered that if the applicant was expelled to Uzbekistan he would be in real danger of being subjected to ill-treatment. The case will violate article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (prohibition of torture) if the applicant is expelled to his country of origin.
In his application, the applicant complained that if he was expelled to Uzbekistan he would be in real danger of being subjected to ill-treatment.
On December 3, 2019, on an application filed by the applicant, the Court unanimously decided that there would be a violation of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) if the applicant was expelled to his country of origin. The Court considers that the finding of a violation in itself constitutes sufficient just satisfaction in respect of non-pecuniary damage.