Year 2020. The Committee Against Torture in figures


01 April 2021

Thanks to our members, during the reporting period:

– a check was conducted with regard to 230 applications of citizens concerning applying torture and brutal treatment against them;   

criminal cases were opened with regard to the crimes related to human rights violations;   

criminal cases related to human rights violations were submitted to court;   

law-enforcement officers were convicted for crimes related to human rights violations;   

24 applications were submitted to the European Court of Human Rights;   

11 applications were won at the European Court of Human Rights;   

– over twenty-three million rubles of compensations was awarded to the victims of illegal actions of state representatives;   

119 resolutions of the Investigative Committee were declared illegal and quashed;   

60 torture victims and their relatives underwent medical rehabilitation and treatment for total amount of over two and a half million rubles.

Thanks to non-indifferent citizens of Russia, for the reporting period:   – charity foundation of the “Committee Against Torture” collected over three and a half million rubles for victims of official crimes. 

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