Judgment of the ECHR of 22 February 2018 in the case of Malygin and Others v. Russia (applications NN 55427/13, 61460/15, 77902/16, 77915/16, 78118/16, 79616/16 and 3482 / 17).
The applicants' complaints on inhuman conditions of detention were successfully considered in the case. The case involved violation of the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) against all applicants, the requirement of Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017, 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 (seven) complained of inhuman conditions of detention. Individual applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On 22 February 2018, on the basis of 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 51,900 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 euros.