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2 judgments found.


M.A. v. Cyprus

Country: Cyprus
Year: 2020
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2020] ECHR 37321/18
Health Topics: Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The applicant is an inmate who argued that his living conditions did not meet the health standards set out under article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms after being displaced from the prison’s mental health unit. The applicant suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and severe visual impairment. He was …Read more

Tags: Detention, Imprisonment, Inhuman treatment, Mental disability, Mental disorder, Prison conditions, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia
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Danilczuk v. Cyprus

Country: Cyprus
Year: 2018
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2018] ECHR 21318/12
Health Topics: Prisons, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The applicant, Mr. Robert Danilczuk, a Polish national formerly held at a Nicosia Central Prisons in Cyprus, submitted an application under the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“the Convention”) alleging poor detention conditions. Specifically, Danilczuk complained that in the various cell blocks in which he was placed, there was overcrowding, …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Cruel and unusual punishment, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Humiliating treatment, Inhuman treatment, Prison conditions, Waste
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