Judgment concerning Switzerland

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In the case of I.L. v. Switzerland (no. 2) the Court held, that there had been three violations: prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment, right to liberty and security, and right to a speedy decision on the lawfulness of detention.

The case concerned the lawfulness of the applicant’s detention as part of an institutional therapeutic measure imposed on him, together with his detention conditions and the time taken to examine his application for release.

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