The European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights because of Romanian authorities’ failure to adequately protect a woman against her husband’s violence.
The case Bălșan v. Romania (application no. 49645/09) concerned an allegation of domestic abuse. Ms Bălșan, the applicant, alleged that the authorities had failed to protect her from her husband’s violen...
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