In the case Kakabadze and Others v. Georgia (application no.
1484/07), the European Court of Human Rights held on 2 October that there had
Violations of Article 5 ┬ž 1 (right to liberty and
security), Article 6 ┬ž 1 taken together with Article 6 ┬ž 3 (c) (right to a fair
trial), Article 11 (freedom of assembly and association) and Protocol No. 7,
Article 2 (right of appeal in criminal matters) of the European Convention on
Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
The case concerned the arrest
and administrative detention (for breach of public order and contempt of
court) of five members of the Georgian NGO Equality Institute for their
participation in a demonstration on 29 June 2006 to express their support for
two owners of a TV channel, who were on trial that day.
The case Kakabadze and Others v. Georgia
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