ECtHR: Communicated cases A.A. v. Russia; N.K. and Others v. Russia; and Y.L. v. Switzerland

Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

A.A. v. Russia (no. 35675/16), communicated 13 September 2016

On 13 September 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of A.A. v. Russia (no. 35675/16), which relates to the removal of a stateless person of Palestinian origin from Russia to Syria. The applicant submitted an application to the ECtHR complaining that his rights under Articles 2, 3, and 13 ECHR had been violated.

The Court’s questions to the parties raise issues relating to the applicant’s pending removal, detention and effective remedies.

N.K. and Others v. Russia (no. 19980/16), communicated 16 September 2016

On 16 September 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of N.K. and Others v. Russia (no. 19980/16). The case relates to the detention and removal of Syrian nationals from Russia to Syria. The applicants submitted an application to the ECtHR complaining that their rights under Articles 2, 5 and 4 Protocol 4 ECHR had been violated.
 
The Court’s questions to the parties raise issues relating to the applicants’ pending removal, detention and effective remedies.  

Y.L. v. Switzerland (no. 53110/16), communicated 15 September 2016

On 15 September 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of Y.L. v. Switzerland (no. 53110/16), which relates to the pending removal of a Chinese national from Switzerland to China. The applicant submitted an application to the ECtHR complaining that, on account of her membership to the Eastern Lightning Church, she would be subjected to treatment in violation of Article 3 ECHR if returned to China.

 

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Keywords: 
Detention
Effective remedy (right to)
Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
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