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Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression will be able to receive up to 30 thousand euros from the ECtHR

You need to have time to file an application within four months from the moment of violation of your rights, but no later than January 16, 2023.

Ukrainians will be able to receive up to 30 thousand euros in compensation from the ECtHR / REUTERS illustration

Every citizen who suffered from Russian aggressionmay receive compensation from 5,000 to 30,000 euros.

This was reported Ministry of Digital Transformation.

“To do this, you need to have time to file an application with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) within four months from the date of violation of your rights, but no later than January 16, 2023. From today, you can file an application with the ECHR online through the appropriate electronic system: espl. com.ua The system simplifies the submission of an application, because it already contains all the necessary fields to fill in and prompts citizens what exactly needs to be indicated.

List of situations that give the right to apply to the ECtHR:

  • the death of a relative;
  • destroyed housing;
  • wound;
  • unlawful deprivation of liberty;
  • torture;
  • rape or enforced disappearance of a person.

How to file a claim with the ECtHR?

As noted in the Ministry of Digital Development, in order to file a claim with the ECHR, it is necessary to fill out a form on the website, upload the necessary documents, print and send the application to one of the Ukrposhta branches. When filling out the application, the address of the ECtHR will be automatically generated, which must be pasted on the packaged item in the office. Postal services for the sender are free.

“You can also fill out an application for a relative if he cannot submit it on his own. The period for considering an application can be from one year, the likelihood of receiving compensation is high. An electronic application for the formation of an application to the European Court of Human Rights was launched by the Swiss-Ukrainian EGAP Program, which is carried out by the Eastern Europe Foundation and the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union. For advice, contact the public reception of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union in your city: https://helsinki.org.ua/advice-centres/,” the ministry explained.

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