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Case Law 48254/1999 (26/07/2007)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 07/26/2007

Subject: Prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment concerning the ill-treatment of the applicant – who is of Roma origin – by the police, concerning the inadequate investigation into the applicant’s allegations of ill-treatment, right to an effective remedy, prohibition of discrimination concerning the Romanian authorities failure to investigate possible racial motives in the applicant's ill-treatment and their attitude during the investigation.

Parties: Cobzaru c/ Romania

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal