News‎ > ‎

European Court: Russia Pronounced Guilty of Death of Five Children in Bombing of Chechen Village

posted 30 May 2012, 14:10 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 30 May 2012, 14:11 ]
30 May 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

On May 29, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (‘Court’) ruled on the case “Damaev vs Russia” (Complaint No 36150/04). The Court found Russia guilty of violating Article 2 (Right to Life) of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘Convention’) in respect to the relatives of the applicant. The applicant was represented by lawyers from the Human Rights Center “Memorial” and the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC, London). The applicant in the case was Russian citizen Imar-Ali Mutalievich Damaev, from the mountain village of Rigakhoy in the Vedeno region of Chechnya. [Read more]