Kats v Ukraine

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
Kats v Ukraine
Issue: Whether the failure to provide adequate medical care during detention or release a detainee on medical grounds violated Art 2 ECHR; whether the failure to conduct an effective and independent investigation into state responsibility for the deaths breached Art 2; whether the next-of-kin of an individual whose Art 5 right to liberty has been breached may apply as applicants in their own right.
Court: ECHR
Reference:   Appn 29971/04
Neutral Citation:  
Judge(s): R Maruste (President), K Jungwiert, V Butkevych, M Villiger, I Berro-Lefèvre, M Trajkovska, Z Kalaydjieva
Date: 18 December 2008