The European Court of Human Rights will consider the claim of Georgia against Russia
Today the European Court of Human Rights will consider the complaint of Georgia against Russia. As recalled by Trend referring to the website of the European Court, the complaint was sent to the court on August 12, 2008. It talks about the encroachment of Russian troops on the lives and property of the civilian population of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
In particular, the complaint states that Article 2 (right to life), 3 (prohibition of torture and degrading treatment), 5 (right to liberty), 8 (respect for private and family life), 13 (high quality legal assistance) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights were violated. In addition, they violated Article 1 (protection of property) to the protocol #1 and #2 (freedom of movement) to the record number 4.
President of the Court almost immediately after receipt of the complaint urged both sides to respect the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights. According to the Russian side, the facts from the complaint on the above violations were not proven.