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Case Law 35343/05 (19/10/2015)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 10/19/2015

Subject: Grand Chamber Judgment, on the conviction of a Security Ministry officer for the alleged genocide of a political group, in violation of article 7 of the Convention (nulla poena sine lege)

Parties: Vasiliauskas c. Lituania

Classification: Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)