The ECHR judgment of 29 March 2018 in the case "AK and Others v. Russia v. Russia" (applications N 7130/08, 32834/16, 50530/16, 50531/16, 52484/16 and 57926/16).
In the case, the applicants' complaints of inhuman conditions of detention were successfully considered, and certain applicants also pointed out that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard. The case involved a violation of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with respect to all the applicants, Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with respect to certain applicants.
In 2008 and 2016, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (six) complained of inhuman conditions of detention. Individual claimants also indicated that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On 29 March 2018, on the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) against all applicants, the requirement of Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy) , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 40,600 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.