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Case Law - (20/01/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (France) - Cour de Cassation

Date: 01/20/2009

Subject: The Court of Cassation has rejected the claim lodged by a prisoner, based on articles 3, 8 and 13 of the ECHR, against a previous decision of the Court of Appeal of Rouen concerning his complaint against penitentiary conditions deemed in contrast with human dignity.

Parties: Christian X

Original language: French

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 7 Privacy - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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