- 15 Jun 2015 9:00 AM
The court’s ruling in connection with six plaintiffs was handed down in March. Judgments become final three months after they are issued unless an appeal is made.
Conditions of detainees are so bad they amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, the paper said, citing the Strasbourg court, which found systemic problems in the prison service.
Besides legal costs, the state must pay between 3,400 euros and 26,000 euros in damages to each claimant.
In addition, Hungary will have to ensure an appeals system is in place to provide adequate compensation to people who have, based on the convention on human rights, had their rights debased.
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