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Case Law 68762/14 and 71200/14 (20/09/2018)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 09/20/2018

Subject: The judgements on the detention of a lawyer and human rights activist and the search of his home and office in order to punish him and silence him: the Court found several violations of the Convention (right to personal freedom, lack of a proper judicial review of his detention, etc.) and it called on the Government to stop such arrests, detentions and persecutions against persons who criticize the Government, of activists and lawyers defending human rights

Parties: Aliyev c. Azerbaigian

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Justice - Art. 47 Justice: effective - Fair trial, public hearing