Court ruling to refuse to initiate criminal case dismissed

20 December 2016

The rights of Rostov-on-Don citizens’ to access to justice were restored with support from the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

Ms I. complained to the High Commissioner against wrongful actions of law-enforcement officers of the Voroshilovskiy District Police Station. The complainant reported that law-enforcement officials insulted and injured her and her husband when arresting the spouses.

The High Commissioner requested the Prosecutor’s Office of Rostov Region to verify the complainant’s arguments.

Having revealed gross violations, the Prosecutor’s Office revoked the court ruling to refuse to open a criminal case concerning illegal actions of the law-enforcement officers.

Officials guilty of the procrastination and unjustified court ruling were held liable for them.

Thus, with the help of the High Commissioner the violations of the criminal procedure legislation committed during the criminal case institution were eliminated.

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Right to fair trial restored

16 March 2017

On March 16, the Supreme Court of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic reversed the sentence in respect of citizen A. and recognized her right to rehabilitation. The positive outcome of the case was made possible because of the participation of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

High Commissioner helped render justice for mother of missing son

13 March 2017

With the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation competent authorities initiated a criminal case related to disappearance of a person and allegedly violent death.

Criminal proceedings against minor terminated

02 February 2017

Innocence of a minor resident of Amur Region accused of a crime has been proved with assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

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