European Court awards damages to prisoner after Parole Board backlog – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 15th, 2013 in damages, delay, human rights, news, parole by sally

“On 29 January the Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held that convicted rapist Samuel Betteridge’s Article 5(4) rights had been breached due to delays in his cases being considered by the Parole Board, and awarded him damages for his ‘frustration’.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 15th February 2013