inhuman treatment

Peculiarities of protection by the European Court of human rights not to be subjected to torture and other forms of violent cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment and punishment

The article analyzes the sphere of application for Article 3 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Based on the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, the distinction between the concepts of torture and inhuman treatment has been researched. Attention is drawn to the absolute character of Article 3 of the Convention, regardless of circumstances or situations.