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Case Law 40503/17, 42902/17 and 43643/17 (23/07/2020)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 07/23/2020

Subject: The judgments on the repeated refusal of Polish border guards on the border with Belarus to admit the applicants, who had come from Chechnya and had asked for international protection and on the return of those people to Belarus with the risk of being returned to their country of origin and subjected to inhuman and/or degrading treatments: the Court held that there was violation of the prohibition of collective expulsions, of inhuman and/or degrading treatments and of the right to an effective remedy

Parties: M.K. e altri. c. Polonia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 19 Prohibition of collective expulsions - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal