ECtHR communicated cases: S.Z. v. Greece (no. 66702/13); A.A. and Others v. Sweden; K.F. v. Russia

Thursday, November 10, 2016

S.Z. v. Greece (no. 66702/13), communicated on 7 November 2016

On 7 November 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of S.Z. v. Greece (no. 66702/13), which relates to the detention of a Syrian national in Greece.
The applicant submitted an application to the European Court of Human Rights complaining that his detention was in violation of Articles 3, 5(1) and 5(4) ECHR have been violated.

A.A. and Others v. Sweden (no. 61559/16), communicated on 8 November 2016

On 8 November 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of A.A. and Others v. Sweden (no. 61559/16). The case relates to the deportation of 5 female Afghan nationals from Sweden to Afghanistan following the rejection of their asylum applications.
The applicants complain that if they were to be deported to Afghanistan, where they lack a male network, they would risk being subjected to treatment in breach of Articles 2 or 3 of the Convention.

K.F. v. Russia (no. 39552/16), communicated on 10 November 2016

On 10 November 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of K.F. v. Russia (no. 39552/16), which relates to the extradition of a Tajik national from Russia to Tajikistan contrary to the interim measure indicated under Rule 39 of the Court and his detention in Russia.
The applicant’s representative complains inter alia about the applicant’s poor detention conditions, excessive length of detention and absence of effective remedies in respect of the complaint concerning the conditions of detention in Russia. She also complains that the applicant runs a real risk of being ill-treated in detention as a result of his transfer to Tajikistan in violation of Articles 2 and 3 ECHR.

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