The applicants successfully complained about the fact that their relatives suffering from a number of diseases (including HIV, tuberculosis) were not provided with proper medical care, and as a result they died shortly after they were released from serving the entire term of punishment for their condition health. The case involved a violation of the requirements of Article 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012, the applicants were assisted in preparing the аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaint, the applicants complained that their relatives, suffering from a number of diseases (including HIV, tuberculosis), were not provided with proper medical care, so they died shortly after they were released from serving their entire sentence for health reasons.
On 13 June 2017, on a complaint lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirement of Article 2 of the Convention (the right to life) and ordered the respondent State to pay each applicant 20,000 euros in compensation for non-pecuniary damage.
Decision of the ECHR of June 13, 2017 in the case of Sergeyeva and Proletarskaya v. Russia (аpplication No. 59705/12).