Riera Blume and Others v. Spain

Riera Blume and Others v. Spain 223 10 hrcd [ 1999 ] RIERA BLUME and OTHERS v. SPAIN Right to liberty and security – violation Article 5, Section 1 Active cooperation by the authorities in depriving applicants of their liberty with no legal basis, so that they could be “deprogrammed” by their families, was a violation of the Convention. In a judgment delivered at Strasbourg on 14 October 1999 in the case of Riera Blume and Others v. Spain , the European Court of Human Rights held unanimously that there had been a violation of Article 5 , Section 1 (right to liberty and security) of the European Convention on Human Rights and that it was unnecessary to examine separately the complaint based on Article 9 of the Convention. Under Article 41 (just satisfaction) of the Convention, the Court awarded 250 , 000 Spanish pesetas (ESP) to each of the applicants for non-pecuniary damage and ESP 500 , 000 to the applicants jointly for legal costs and expenses. This judgment is not final. Pursuant to Article 43 , Section 1 of the Convention, within three months from the date of the judgment of a Chamber, any party to the case may, in exceptional cases, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Rights Case Digest Brill

Riera Blume and Others v. Spain

Human Rights Case Digest, Volume 10 (10-12): 223 – Jan 1, 1999

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Brill
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© 1999 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0965-934X
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1571-8131
D.O.I.
10.1163/157181399400838841
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223 10 hrcd [ 1999 ] RIERA BLUME and OTHERS v. SPAIN Right to liberty and security – violation Article 5, Section 1 Active cooperation by the authorities in depriving applicants of their liberty with no legal basis, so that they could be “deprogrammed” by their families, was a violation of the Convention. In a judgment delivered at Strasbourg on 14 October 1999 in the case of Riera Blume and Others v. Spain , the European Court of Human Rights held unanimously that there had been a violation of Article 5 , Section 1 (right to liberty and security) of the European Convention on Human Rights and that it was unnecessary to examine separately the complaint based on Article 9 of the Convention. Under Article 41 (just satisfaction) of the Convention, the Court awarded 250 , 000 Spanish pesetas (ESP) to each of the applicants for non-pecuniary damage and ESP 500 , 000 to the applicants jointly for legal costs and expenses. This judgment is not final. Pursuant to Article 43 , Section 1 of the Convention, within three months from the date of the judgment of a Chamber, any party to the case may, in exceptional cases,

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Published: Jan 1, 1999

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