The ECHR judgment of 29 March 2018 in the case of Nicheporuk and Others v. Russia (applications No. 19538/10, 35782/12 and 37026/13).
The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints about inhuman conditions of detention, which were incompatible with their limited physical capabilities, one applicant also pointed out that he 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 and Article 13 of the Convention in respect of certain applicants.
In 2010, 2012 and 2013, 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 (three persons) complained of inhuman conditions of detention, which were incompatible with their limited physical capabilities. One applicant also pointed out that he did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On 29 March 2018, on the complaints lodged 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) in respect of one applicant , and ordered the respondent State to pay two applicants EUR 15,000 each in compensation.