Communicated case: Z.A. and K.S. v. Turkey (Application no. 36449/17)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has recently communicated case Z.A. and K.S. v. Turkey (application no. 36449/17), which concerns a Russian and a Kyrgyzstani nationals who complain against the alleged unlawfulness and conditions of their detention in an immigration context. The applicants were held in detention in various establishments for periods of approximately five and four months respectively before being released on 23 August 2014. They subsequently applied to the Constitutional Court which rejected the first applicant’s application for abuse of right to individual application. Before the ECtHR, the first applicant alleges a breach of Article 3, Article 5 §§ 1, 2, 4 and 5, Article 13 and Article 17 of the ECHR as well as Article 1 of Protocol No. 1. The second applicant alleges a violation of Articles 3, 13 and 17 of the ECHR on account of his detention at the Yalova police headquarters.


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