Κατεύθυνση Ουσιαστικό και Δικονομικό ΔίκαιοLibrary of the School of Law
Δημάκης Αλέξανδρος, Επίκουρος καθηγητής, Τμήμα Ποινικών Επιστημών, Νομική Σχολή ΕΚΠΑ
Η έννοια των βασανιστηρίων και της απάνθρωπης και εξευτελιστικής μεταχείρισης κατά το άρθρο 3 της ΕΣΔΑ και τη νομολογία του ΕΔΔΑ και οι συνέπειες για την ελληνική νομοθεσία και νομολογία
The concept of torture and inhuman and degrading treatment in accordance with Article 3 of the ECHR and ECHR case law, and the consequences for Greek legislation and case law
The current master’s thesis aims at presenting the concept of torture and inhuman/ degrading treatment in accordance with Article 3 of the ECHR and ECHR case law, as well as the consequences for Greek legislation and case law. Initially, the international conventions on prevention and the fight against torture as well as the general principles of Article 3 of the ECHR are presented. Furthermore, the concept of torture and inhuman/degrading treatment or punishment is analyzed. Additionally, the case law of the ECHR is closely examined. Moreover, the specific categories of torture and other forms of ill-treatment are analyzed. Reference to the procedural part of the prohibition, the issues of proof and the precautionary measures is also included.
The second part of the master’s thesis analyzes the implications of the ECHR case law on Greek legislation and case law. First of all, the ECHR's rulings on the violation of Article 3 of the ECHR concerning Greece are presented. The constitutional ban on torture and other offenses of human dignity and the provisions of the Penal Code that criminalize these specific offenses are further analyzed. At the same time, the problems of Greek legislation with regard to the relevant provisions, problems in the legislation on the administrative detention and deportation of migrants and asylum seekers and the conditions of detention in Greece are highlighted.
Main subject category:
Law and Legislation
Other subject categories:
torture, inhuman treatment, degrating, article 3 ECHR