The ECHR judgment of December 17, 2019 in the case of Shaytilayeva and Dyshneyeva v. Russia (applications Nos. 18988/16 and 19820/16).
In 2016, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were united and communicated by the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined applications of an ineffective investigation into the circumstances of the disappearance of the applicants' sons. The case has violated the requirements of Article 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In their applications, the applicants complained that the investigation into the circumstances of the disappearance of their sons was not effective.
On 17 December 2019, according to the applications submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 2 of the Convention (the right to life) and ordered the respondent Government to pay 26,000 euros each to the applicants compensation for non-pecuniary damage.