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Case Law 1659/2020 (09/07/2020)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Cour de cassation

Date: 07/09/2020

Subject: The decision of the Court of Cassation, examines a case of prison overcrowding during the period of Covid-19 pandemic, and excludes the violation of articles 2 and 3 of the ECHR also with regard to the lack of proof on the effective risk for the prisoner

Original language: French

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

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