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Case Law 43443/98 (26/02/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 02/26/2008

Subject: The Court held unanimously that there had been:a violation of Article 2 (right to life) of the European Convention on Human Rights on account of the killing of the applicants’ son by Turkish police officers; a violation of Article 2 on account of the authorities’ failure to carry out an effective investigation into his death; and,a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) in relation to Mrs Mansuroğlu.

Parties: Mansuroğlu c/ Turchia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 4 Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments