ECHR : Romania had a reduction on the number of cases în 2016
According to a press release sent to ACTMedia, the European Court of Human Right (ECHR) awarded 7 940 726 euros in just satisfaction to applicants in cases concerning Romania in 2015. This sum fell to €4.104 685,48 in 2016.The ECHR awarded €20,473,112 in “just satisfaction” to applicants in cases concerning Turkey in 2016; the next highest figures were €15,127,537 concerning Italy, €7,380,062 concerning Russia, €4,168,864 concerning Greece and €3,329,990 for Hungary
·Romania had a reduction on the number of cases with the supervision of their executionpending: 588 cases at the end of 2016, down from 652 in 2015.
·The countries with the highest number of new cases registered in 2016 were Russia (283), Romania (151), Greece (121), Turkey (114) and Ukraine (99)
·The countries that closed the highest number of cases during 2016 were Turkey (274), Slovenia (265), Russia (261), Romania (214) and Poland (170)
·Romania was the 7th country in terms of number of cases under enhanced supervision, (that is 5% of all judgments under this kind of supervision).