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Violation of the ECHR in case of imprisonment of a person in a metal cage in a courtroom during his trial

Violation of the ECHR in case of imprisonment of a person in a metal cage in a courtroom during his trial

On 19 March 2019, the ECtHR reaffirmed that the imprisonment of a person in a metal cage in a courtroom during his trial and in a prison, for the purposes of his participation, by video link, to the judicial review of his case, constitutes degrading treatment within the meaning of Article 3 of the ECHR.

Cf. ECtHR, Judgment Valyuzhenich v. Russia, n°10597/13, 19 March 2019,http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=211802&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=lst&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=6011121#Footnote*