The ECHR judgment of February 27, 2018 in the case of Shatokhin v. Russia (application no. 50236/06).
In the case, the complaint of the applicant, suffering from various diseases, was successfully considered and for which a solitary confinement was contraindicated for health reasons, the fact that placing him alone in the punishment cell would violate his rights. There has been a violation of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2006, the applicant was assisted in the preparation of the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the complainant, suffering from various diseases and who was contraindicated for solitary confinement by solitary confinement, complained that the placement of his one in the punishment cell had violated his rights.
On 27 February 2018, on a complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 15,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.