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Case Law 839/2002 (24/01/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 01/24/2008

Subject: The Court held unanimously that there had been:a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of torture) of the European Convention on Human Rights concerning Olga Maslova’s ill-treatment and repeated rape by a policeman and prosecution officers;a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the Convention concerning Fedor Nalbandov’s ill-treatment by prosecution officers;a violation of Article 3 (lack of an effective investigation) in respect of each applicant on account of the lack of an effective investigation; and,a failure to comply with Article 38 § 1 (a) (obligation to furnish necessary facilities for the examination of the case).

Parties: Maslova et Nalbandov c/ Russia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - General provisions - Art. 53 Level of protection