The ECHR judgment of 11 January 2018 in the case of Pavlov and Others v. Russia (applications no. 24715/16, 44246/16, 5600/17, 6690/17, 11771/17, 12052/17, 14416 / 17 and 16116/17).
The applicants successfully complained about the excessive length of pre-trial detention. There has been a violation of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
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 (eight) complained of the excessive length of pre-trial detention.
On 11 January 2018, on the basis of the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person) and ordered the respondent State to pay applicants 16 500 euros in compensation for moral harm.