Human Rights Court holds hearing in the case of Georgia v. Russia
The European Court of Human Rights held a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Georgia v. Russia (no.1).
The case concerns the alleged harassment of the Georgian immigrant population in the Russian Federation in autumn 2006, following the arrest of four Russian officers in Georgia on suspicion of espionage against Georgia.
The European Court of Human Rights held a final Grand Chamber hearing today. After the hearing the Court will begin its deliberations, which will be held in private. Its ruling in the case will, however, be made at a later stage, in few months.
As reported, he Government of the Russian Federation contested the Georgian Government’s allegations although was not able to submit well-grounded arguments in any part of the case.