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Kafkaris v Cyprus

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
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Kafkaris v Cyprus
   
Issue: Whether a mandatory life sentence for murder breached Art 3 ECHR; whether changing the approach to life sentences, from treating them as involving 20 years’ imprisonment to an understanding that they could entail detention for life, breached Arts 3, 5 or 7 ECHR; whether there was differential treatment that breached Art 14 ECHR.
   
Court: ECHR (Grand Chamber)
   
Reference:   Appn 21906/04
   
Neutral Citation:  
   
Judge(s): J-P Costa (President), Sir N Bratza, BM Zupancic, P Lorenzen, F Tulkens, L Loucaides, I Cabral Barreto, N Vajic, S Botoucharova, A Kovler, S Pavlovschi, J Borrego Borrego, E Fura-Sandström, D Spielmann, SE Jebens, D Jociene, J Šikuta
   
Date: 12 February 2008