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Tanış and ors v Turkey, Admissibility, Merits and Just Satisfaction, App No 65899/01, ECHR 2005-VIII, [2005] ECHR 561, (2008) 46 EHRR 14, IHRL 3178 (ECHR 2005), 2nd August 2005, European Court of Human Rights [ECHR]

Reporter(s)

Edward McCullagh

Tanış and ors v Turkey, Admissibility, Merits and Just Satisfaction, App No 65899/01, ECHR 2005-VIII, [2005] ECHR 561, (2008) 46 EHRR 14, IHRL 3178 (ECHR 2005), 2nd August 2005, European Court of Human Rights [ECHR]

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Whether a failure to disclose information to the Court, which had been declared confidential by a domestic court order, was a violation of Article 38(1)(a) of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘European Convention on Human Rights’, ‘ECHR’).

Whether a state was in breach of Article 2 of the ECHR when ‘disappeared persons’ were last seen entering a law enforcement station, and the state could not provide a plausible explanation as to what happened.

Whether the Article 3 of the ECHR rights of close relatives of persons who had ‘disappeared’ had been violated where the investigation into their disappearance was slow and inefficient, and they were denied the opportunity to play an active role in proceedings.

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