Tamerlan Eskerkhanov in the courtroom. Photo: REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

25 July 2017, 12:32

ECtHR obliges Russia to pay 6000 euros to Tamerlan Eskerkhanov

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found grounded the complaint filed by Tamerlan Eskerkhanov about the conditions of detention in the SIZO (pre-trial prison) during the investigation into the politician Boris Nemtsov's murder.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in December 2016, it became known that the ECtHR communicated the Tamerlan Eskerkhanov's complaint about the conditions of detention in the SIZO and transportation in conditions not meeting the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as well as about the long period for the consideration of the complaint by the court.

The court ordered Russia within three months to pay 6000 euros to Tamerlan Eskerkhanov, reports the European Court's website.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

All news

September 19, 2019 10:57

  • Dagestan: Kurbanov brothers refuse to plead guilty of terrorism

    The brothers Ismail and Mukhtar Kurbanov from the Kayakent District of Dagestan joined an illegal armed formation (IAF), stored explosives, while the younger, Mukhtar, fought for the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation by the court in Syria, the prosecution has stated. The brothers have refused to plead guilty.

September 19, 2019 10:47

  • Opinion poll reveals paradox of Georgia's aspiration for NATO and nostalgia for USSR

    Most residents of Georgia support the course towards joining the European Union and the NATO, while 41% of them are negatively assessing the collapse of the USSR, sociologists assert. The Soviet period attracts people by a low level of officials' corruption and better operation of courts, while they associate joining the NATO with ensuring the country's security, political analysts believe.

September 19, 2019 10:24

September 19, 2019 09:59

  • Baku court commutes Ragimov's punishment

    A court in Baku has reduced the prison term of Ikram Ragimov, the editor-in-chief of the "Realliq.info" website, from 5.5 years to 3 years in prison. The defence intends to appeal against the ruling.

September 18, 2019 23:47

News archive