The European Court of Human Rights has published a judgement in the case of Gaspari v. Armenia.
The case concerned his complaint about the conditions of and reasons for his detention for ten months in 2008.
The ECHR held that there was violation of Article 3 (degrading treatment) on account of the conditions of Mr Gaspari’s detention in cells nos. 4, 9, 20, 29 and 42, however, rejected his complaint concerning conditions of detention in cells nos. 10 and 79.
The court also ruled that there has been violation of Article 5 § 3 3 (right to liberty and security / entitlement to trial within a reasonable time or to release pending trial) of the Convention.
The Court held that Armenia was to pay Gaspari 4,000 euros in respect of nonpecuniary damage.