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The police threatened to infection with HIV (Case number 14)

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Threats had no effect. The student did not want to take offense. Then it went to the cries, fists and feet.


October 9, 2003 in Human Rights Centre of Kazan received a statement from Demina Alexei Alexandrovich, born 1982
In his explanation Demin said that 23 May 2003, he was detained by police Kirov Kazan police department on suspicion of committing a crime. He was taken to the building of the Kirov district police office in the criminal investigation office, where security officers ESD K., F. and operator, which does not know Demin, fastened with handcuffs to the last pin, which was driven into the wall, began to inflict Demin punches and kicks to different parts of the body from which the body Demin formed hematoma and abrasions. Also, F. and K. threatened inevitable disease of HIV infection and sexual violence from other inmates, expulsion from the institute and the divorce from his wife. The beating continued in the period from 23 to 25 May 2003. Police officers in return confessions had promised to release Demina from custody. Trusting them, Demin began to write an explanation of the nature of a grateful dictation staff of ESD, but, realizing that he cheated, refused.
Treaty lawyer took Demina in travm.punkt which were reported injured.
In the words Demin, certificate from injuries. item is available in a criminal case.
Counsel filed a complaint against illegal actions of police to the prosecutor of the Kirov district of Kazan, but prosecutors refused, due to lack of evidence by the police.
Interviewed during the audit father Demina - AV Demin explained that prior to the detention of his son, the police from his son of any injuries on the body was not, on health, he did not complain. At the police station to meet his father in the son was not allowed. Later, counsel for Demin AV learned that her son's bruises and abrasions to his back (kidneys).
Proceeding from the European Court for Human Rights on article 3 of the ECHR, if a person gets injured while in custody, by the use of physical force by the authorities, they should prove that the use of physical force was caused by the conduct of detainee and its use has been absolutely necessary. The burden of proof clearly rests with the authorities conducting the detention of a person, and they must explain the occurrence of injuries (European Court of Human Rights on 27 August 1992 Tomasi (Tomasi) v. France).
The inspection, the following facts:
- To detain him Demina, there was no injury,
- Injuries have Demina appeared at the time of stay in the police
- A valid reason for Demin injury law enforcement agencies have been reported,
- A perceived violation of Article 3 of the ECHR,
- Actions of police officers may be qualified for Part 3. 286 of the Criminal Code.
- An effective official investigation of the application Demina the application against him of torture by law enforcement agencies has been undertaken,
- A perceived violation of Article 13 ECHR.
Based on the foregoing, I consider it necessary institution case of violation of Art. 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and take it to the production of Human Rights Center of the city of Kazan.
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