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Case Law STC 107/2008 (22/09/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Spain) - Tribunal Constitucional

Date: 09/22/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court, also applying the Court of Strasbourg’s jurisprudence, has stated that the fact that after the report of acts of torture presented by the claimant, the competent authorities have not carried out adequate investigations, implies a violation of the right to an effective jurisdictional remedy.

Parties: Patxi Ruiz Romero

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Fair trial, public hearing

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