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Case Law 55080/13 (25/10/2018)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 10/25/2018

Subject: The judgment according to which keeping a prisoner in a special detention regime (such as the one provided for by art. 41 bis of the Italian penitentiary code), characterized by severe limitations, even though the person is in serious health conditions which compromise his cognitive functions, is in contrast with art. 3 of the Convention: the Court found that in this specific case there had not been an assessment of the deterioration of the health conditions of the prisoner

Parties: Provenzano c. Italia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman treatments