Gerger v Turkey: ECHR 8 Jul 1999

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 10; Preliminary objection rejected (non-exhaustion, lack of jurisdiction); Violation of Art. 6-1 (independent and impartial tribunal); Not necessary to examine other complaint under Art. 6-1; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award – domestic proceedings; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings
There could be no breach of article 14 where the law concerned provided that ‘people who commit terrorist offences . . will be treated less favourably with regard to automatic parole than persons convicted under the ordinary law’, because ‘the distinction is made not between different groups of people, but between different types of offence.’
[1999] ECHR 46, 24919/94
Worldlii, Bailii
European Convention on Human Rights 14
Human Rights
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Updated: 27 October 2021; Ref: scu.165728