VM v United Kingdom (App. No. 62824/16) (No. 2)

Immigration – Detention. There had been a violation of art 5(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights by the claimant's immigration detention from 4 March 2011 to 6 July 2011 due to the deficiencies in her detention reviews. The European Court of Human Rights further held that the applicant had to have suffered distress as a result of being unlawfully detained in immigration detention and would be awarded €3,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.

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