Court set for decision on Nikolay Kavkazskiy’s human rights complaint against Russia

Activist Nikolay Kavkazskiy, detained following a protest against alleged presidential election rigging, will find out tomorrow the decision of Strasbourg judges on his human rights complaint.

Russia: Court awards €45,000 to inmate after prison beating

Inmate Tseren Bambayev’s ill-treatment whilst detained in a Russian prison, did amount to torture, human rights judges have ruled.

Russia: Court awards €50,000 following teenager police brutality complaint

Human rights judges have awarded €50,000 to a Russian, whom, as a 16-year-old teenager, was a victim of police brutality.

Russia: Conviction of opposition leader Aleksey Navalnyy breached European human rights law

The case concerned the complaint by Aleksey Navalnyy, an opposition leader, and his brother Oleg Navalnyy, an entrepreneur, that their criminal conviction for fraud and money laundering was based on an unforeseeable application of criminal law and that the proceedings were arbitrary and unfair.

Court: Russia wrong to sanction editor over Chechen leaders’ statements splash

Judges have ruled that Russia’s criminal conviction of an editor for the publication of statements by Chechen leaders was unjustified, under human rights law.