On 18 April 2018, the European Court of Human Rights will be holding the following hearings:
Ilias and Ahmed v. Hungary (application no. 47287/15) concerning the detention of two Bangladeshi asylum-seekers in the border zone for 23 days as well as their removal from Hungary to Serbia; and
Z.A. and Others v. Russia (application nos. 61411/15, 61420/15, 61427/15 and 3028/16) concerning complaints brought by four individuals from Iraq, the Palestinian territories, Somalia and Syria who were travelling via Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport and were denied entry into Russia. Three of the applicants spent between five and eight months in the airport’s transit zone, while one of them, from Somalia, spent nearly two years there.