The ECHR judgment of 08 February 2018 in the case of Stuchilov and Others v. Russia (applications Nos. 50932/16, 54522/16, 24303/17 and 26979/17).
In the case, the applicants' complaints on inhuman conditions of detention during the transfer were successfully considered, one applicant also complained about the excessive length of pre-trial detention. The case involved a violation of the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with respect to all the applicants, Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with respect to one applicant.
In 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 (four persons) complained of inhuman conditions of detention during the transfer. One applicant also complained about the excessive length of pre-trial detention.
On 8 February 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 the applicants, the requirements of Article 5 § 3 (right to liberty and security) one applicant and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 8,200 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.