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Case Law 5108/2002 (17/01/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 01/17/2008

Subject: The Court held unanimously that there had been:a violation of Article 2 (right to life) of the European Convention on Human Rights concerning the killing of Khalid Khatsiyev and Kazbek Akiyev by Russian servicemen;a violation of Article 2 of the Convention concerning the authorities’ failure to carry out an adequate and effective investigation into their deaths;a violation of Article 13 (right to an effective remedy); andno failure to comply with Article 38 § 1 (a) (obligation to furnish necessary facilities for the examination of the case).

Parties: Khatsiyeva et autres c/ Russia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Justice - Art. 47 Justice: remedy - General provisions - Art. 52 Scope of guaranteed rights - Art. 53 Level of protection

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