The case successfully examined complaints about inhuman conditions of the applicants' detention in places of serving punishment, for lack of effective remedies. The case involved violation of the requirements of articles 3 and 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2016, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (six persons) complained of inhuman conditions of detention in places of serving their sentence. Two applicants also referred to the fact that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On 18 May 2017, on the basis of the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of articles 3 (prohibition of torture) against all applicants and 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) for two applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of € 26,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and costs. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 1,000 to 5,000 euros.
ECHR Ordinance of 18 May 2017 in the case of Danilov and Others v. Russia (аpplications No. 355/16, 619/16, 1079/16, 2930/16, 4415/16 and 7249/16).