On March 1st, the ECtHR issued a Chamber judgment in the case of Belevitskiy v. Russia. The applicant was accused of drug-dealing and arrested. The Court held unanimously that Russia had violated the prohibition on inhuman or degrading treatment during the applicantâ€™s detention. Also the Court concluded that Russia had violated the applicant’s rights to liberty and security due to the absence of a legal basis for his detention during certain periods of the detention. For more information see here.