Department's memoranda


  • H/Exec(2017)1: Cases Oleksandr Volkov v. Ukraine and Salov v. Ukraine
    Cases examined by the Committee of Ministers concerning the reform of the system of disciplinary liability in Ukraine (Oleksandr Volkov v. Ukraine) and the careers of judges (Salov v. Ukraine).
  • H/Exec(2016)8: Group of cases Corsacov and case Levinţa v. Republic of Moldova
    This document provides an assessment mainly on ill-treatment and torture in police custody, lack of effective investigations in this respect and lack of an effective remedy .
  • H/Exec(2016)7: Case Alekseyev v. Russian Federation
    This memorandum presents statistical information on the organisation of public events similar to those at issue in Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as in the Kostroma, Arkhangelsk, Murmansk and Tyumen regions between 1 October 2014 and 30 September 2015.
  • H/Exec(2016)6: Case Bucur and Toma v. Romania
    This document provides an assessment of the legal framework concerning secret surveillance activities based on national security considerations.
  • H/Exec(2016)5: Group of cases Khashiyev and Akayeva v. Russian Federation
    This document provides an overview of the judgments delivered by the European Court against the Russian Federation concerning enforced disappearances in the North Caucasus between 1999 and 2006. It also indicates the fate of the disappeared persons, where known, at the time of the examination by the European Court.
  • H/Exec(2016)4: Group of cases Kasa and Erdoğan v. Turkey
    This document contains an overview of the state of investigations in the cases supervised by the Committee of Ministers in the Kasa and Erdogan groups of cases against Turkey.
  • H/Exec(2016)3: Group of cases Bragadireanu v. Romania (French only)
    The present memorandum assesses the individual measures adopted and implemented, as well as remaining issues in 110 judgments of the European Court concerning mainly overcrowding and poor material conditions of detention in penitentiary and police detention facilities.
  • H/Exec(2016)2: Group of cases Garabayev v. Russian Federation
    This document entails an overview of the incidents of alleged abductions/disappearances of applicants in this group of cases.
  • H/Exec(2016)1: Case Alekseyev v. Russian Federation
    This memorandum presents statistical information on the organisation of public events similar to those at issue in Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as in the Kostroma, Arkhangelsk, Murmansk and Tyumen regions between 1 October 2014 and 30 September 2015.
  • H/Exec(2015)16: Group of cases Manushaqe Puto v. Albania
    This memorandum summarises the status of implementation by the Albanian authorities of judgments concerning restitution and /or compensation mechanism for property nationalised under the communist regime, in particular of the pilot judgment in the case of Manushaqe Puto. It assesses the current legal framework of the compensation scheme, as well as the draft-law establishing an efficient compensation mechanism presented in the revised action plan submitted by the authorities.  
  • H/Exec(2015)15: Group of cases Ghigo v. Malta
    This memorandum presents the status of execution in cases concerning violations of the right to peaceful enjoyment of property on account of the operation of various parts of legislation regarding controlled rents in Malta. It assesses both the individual and general measures adopted by the Maltese authorities in this group of cases and raises a number of outstanding issues.
  • H/Exec(2015)14: Case Virabyan v. Armenia
    This memorandum evaluates the individual and general measures adopted and envisaged by the authorities, as well as outstanding questions concerning the violations found by the Court in this judgment, namely, torture endured by the applicant and lack of effective investigation in this respect; absence of investigation into the applicant’s allegations that his ill treatment was politically motivated; violation of the presumption of innocence on account of the grounds invoked by the prosecution when terminating the criminal proceedings against the applicant.
  • H/Exec(2015)13: Case Alekseyev v. Russian Federation
    This document presents statistical information based on data provided by the Russian authorities, on the authorisation or prohibition to organise gay rights marches and pickets, similar to those at issue in this case, in Moscow and Sankt Petersburg, as well as in the Kostroma, Arkhangelsk, Murmansk and Tyumen regions between 1 May 2014 and 1 February 2015.
  • H/Exec(2015)12: Group of cases Nisiotis v. Greece
    This memorandum sets-out information provided by the Greek authorities, as well as information available in the CPT report published in 2014, on general measures taken and envisaged for the execution of the European Court’s judgments concerning the conditions of detention in Greek prisons.
  • H/Exec(2015)11: Group of cases Manushaqe Puto v. Albania and Driza and Others v. Albania
    This document summarises the status of execution of the already adopted individual measures, as well as those still needed to remedy the violations found in this group of cases, which concerns restitution and/or compensation for property nationalised under the communist regime in Albania.
  • H/Exec(2015)10: Cases Kalanyos and Others v. Romania, Gergely v. Romania and Tănase and Others v. Romania (French only)
    This Memorandum assesses the general measures adopted for the implementation of three judgments, formerly examined with the Moldovan and Others group of cases, concerning mainly the consequences of racial violence against villagers of Roma origin and the general discriminatory attitude of the authorities, including their prolonged incapacity to put an end to the violations of the applicants’ rights, perpetuating their sense of insecurity (Articles 3, 6, 8, 13 and 14 of the Convention and Article 1 of Protocol no 1).
  • H/Exec(2015)8: Case D.H. and Others v. Czech Republic
    This document takes stock of the progress achieved by the Czech authorities in the execution of this judgment, notably of the general measures adopted to prevent similar violations, namely the discriminatory assignment of children to schools for children with special needs (suffering from a mental or social handicap) on account of their Roma origin.
  • H/Exec(2015)7: Group of cases Bragadireanu v. Romania
    This memorandum assesses the general measures adopted for the execution of 93 cases concerning mainly the overcrowding and poor material conditions of detention in penitentiary and police detention facilities.
  • H/Exec(2015)6rev: Group of cases M.S.S v. Belgium and Greece
    This memorandum presents information provided by the Greek authorities and information available from other sources on general measures adopted by Greece for the execution of judgments in this group regarding asylum procedures and detention conditions of asylum seekers.
  • H/Exec(2015)4rev: Group of cases Mikheyev v. Russian Federation
    This document summarises and assesses the information provided by the Russian authorities on 26 December 2014 (DH-DD(2015)44) in response to the Committee of Ministers’ decision adopted at its 1201st meeting (June 2014). It covers such issues as safeguards against ill-treatment, awareness raising measures, official monitoring of ill-treatment incidents, statistical data, “zero tolerance” message, effectiveness of criminal investigations, prescription periods, judicial control over investigations and use of confessions obtained under duress.
  • H/Exec(2015)3: Group of cases Mikheyev v. Russian Federation
    This document contains an overview of the current situation and the progress made so far with respect to the individual measures in cases of this group. It also indicates the information currently awaited from the Russian authorities.
  • H/Exec(2015)2rev: Case of OAO Neftyanaya Kompaniya Yukos v. Russian Federation
    This document presents an executive summary (without an assessment) of the action plan submitted by the Russian authorities on 15 May 2013 (DH-DD(2013)565) in response to the European Court’s judgment on the merits delivered on 20 September 2011 in this case.
  • H/Exec(2015)1: Case of M.K. v. France (French only)
    This document assesses the general measures adopted and presents those still awaited related to the collection and the retention of fingerprints in the context of criminal investigations.
  • H/Exec(2014)8: Case of Cyprus v. Turkey
    This memorandum sets out the stock-taking of violations established by the European Court in the case Cyprus against Turkey and an analysis of the impact of the judgment of 12 May 2014 regarding just satisfaction.
  • H/Exec(2014)5rev: Case of Alekseyev v. Russian Federation
    This memorandum provides statistical information concerning the attempted organisation of gay marches similar to those at issue in Moscow, Sankt Petersburg, Kostroma and Arkhangelsk between 1 July 2013 and 1 May 2014.
  • H/Exec(2014)4rev: Group of cases M.S.S. v. Belgium and Greece
    This memorandum summarises the general measures adopted by Greece regarding asylum procedures and detention conditions of asylum seekers.
  • H/Exec(2014)1: Group of cases Vasilios Athanasiou and Others v. Greece / Manios v. Greece
    This memorandum assesses the general measures adopted by the Greek authorities to address the problem of lengthy proceedings before administrative courts and the Council of State, and the right to an effective remedy in this respect: the setting up of acceleratory and compensatory remedies and the measures adopted in view of accelerating administrative proceedings.
  • H/Exec(2013)2: Group of cases Driza and Manushaqe Puto and Others  v. Albania
    This memorandum addresses cases regarding the nationalisation of property during the communist regime in Albania. It provides a summary of the measures taken and those still needed to remedy the violations for the individual applicants.
  • H/Exec(2013)1: Group of cases Străin and Others v.  Romania and Maria Atanasiu and Others v. Romania
    This document assesses the draft law prepared by the Romanian authorities in response to the pilot judgment Maria Atanasiu and Others, in order to remedy the shortcomings in the mechanism set up to ensure reparation for property nationalised during the communist regime, as well as a summary of the conclusions reached during the discussions on the draft law held in April 2013, between high representatives of the Romanian Government, the Department for the execution of judgments of the European Court and the Registry of the European Court.
    • H/Exec(2013)1add : Addendum (French only)
      This document, prepared by the Romanian authorities, is a courtesy translation of the draft law setting out measures to finalise the process of restitution, in-kind or by equivalent measures, of property that had been abusively taken during the communist regime.