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Case Law 12338/02 (14/02/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 02/14/2008

Subject: The Court held unanimously that there had been:a violation of Article 3 (lack of an effective investigation) of the European Convention on Human Rights, concerning the failure of the authorities to conduct an effective investigation into the applicant’s complaints of ill-treatment;a violation of Article 5 § 1 (right to liberty and security) of the Convention, concerning the applicant’s illegal detention in the transit centre of Otopeni Airport.

Parties: Hussain c/ Romania

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security