Russian activist brings application to European Court over alleged torture

posted 16 Dec 2012, 15:12 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Dec 2012, 15:12 ]
11 December 2012 


Source: HRO.org (info
On 11 December, civil society activist Jenny Kurpen, who has already shone a public spotlight on the public demonstrations in Moscow and high profile criminal cases brought against other activists, filed a complaint with the Strasbourg Court regarding a breach of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Basic Freedoms ("prohibition against torture"). This was reported by the Аgora Human Rights Association, citing Ilnura Sharapova, the lawyer representing Jenny Kurpen. [Read more]
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