CASE OF BIRŽIETIS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 49304/09 (2016)

Chamber Judgement 14 June 2016 Violation of Article 8 The Facts On November 2006 the applicant began serving a prison sentence at the Marijampolė Correctional Facility. In prison, he wanted to grow a beard for health reasons. He had been diagnosed with tongue cancer and he had undergone radiation treatment. Therefore, shaving irritated his skin.…

CASE OF KRAULAIDIS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 76805/11 (2016)

Chamber JUDGMENT 8 November 2016 Violation of Article 3 of the Convention. The applicant invoked Article 6 § 1 and Article 13 of the Convention, but Court considers that the complaint falls under the procedural limb of Article 3 of the Convention. The facts The applicant, driving a motorcycle, collided with a car driven by…

CASE OF MISIUKONIS and OTHERS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 49426/09 (2016)

Chamber Judgement 15 November 2016 -Violation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 The applicants, Jurgis Misiukonis, Birutė Misiukonienė, and Jurgita Visockienė, are Lithuanian nationals. Mr Misiukonis and Ms Misiukonienė are married. Ms Visockienė is their daughter, and lives in France. The case concerned payments made for certain property rights. On 26 January 2001, with…

CASE OF URBŠIENĖ and URBŠYS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 16580/09 (2016)

Chamber Judgement 8 November 2016 Violation of Article 6 § 1 – on account of the refusal of legal aid The applicants, Rimanta Irena Urbšienė and Dalius Urbšys, are Lithuanian nationals who were born in 1963 and 1964 respectively and live in Kaunas (Lithuania). They are a married couple. The case concerned the fairness of…

CASE OF GEDRIMAS V. LITHUANIA – Application no. 21048/12 (2016)

Chamber Judgement 12 July 2016 Violation of Article 3 (inhuman treatment) (procedural limb) The applicant, Aleksandras Gedrimas, is a Lithuanian national who was born in 1950 and lives in Jonava (Lithuania). The case concerned his complaint of having been ill-treated by the police. Mr Gedrimas, who worked as a guard in a garage complex, was…

CASE OF BAKANOVA v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 11167/12 (2016)

Facts: Chamber judgement 31.5.2016 Violation of Article 2 (effective investigation) The applicant, Liudmila Bakanova, is a Lithuanian national who was born in 1951 and lives in Klaipėda (Lithuania). The case concerned her complaint about the investigation into her husband’s death (V.B) on board the ship where he had been working as mechanic. On the morning…