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21.12.2000

Press release issued by the Registrar

JUDGMENT IN THE CASE OF EGMEZ v. CYPRUS

The European Court of Human Rights has today notified in writing a judgment in the case of Egmez v. Cyprus. The Court held unanimously that there had been:

  • a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights,
  • no violation of Article 5 § 1 (right to liberty and security) of the Convention,
  • no violation of Article 5 § 2 (right to be informed promptly of reasons for arrest),
  • no violation of Article 5 § 3