European Court for Human Rights Rules on Russian Policy Torture Case
March 28, 2006 | From the field | Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights delivered its second verdict against Russia last week in a case concerning police torture. Attorneys at the Rostov Center for International Defense, a MacArthur grantee, worked tirelessly on behalf of the plaintiff. This judgment has provided new impetus for human rights grantees in Russia to bring police abuse cases to the courts.