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Kaya v Turkey, Merits, App No 22535/93, ECHR 2000-III, [2000] ECHR 129, (1999) 28 EHRR 1, IHRL 2861 (ECHR 2000), 28th March 2000, European Court of Human Rights [ECtHR]

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Whether the state had breached its positive obligation under Article 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘European Convention on Human Rights’, ‘ECHR’) to take reasonable policing measures to prevent a real and immediate risk to the life of an identified individual posed by the criminal acts of others where the authorities knew, or ought to have known, of the existence of that risk.

Whether a positive obligation arose under Article 3 of the ECHR to protect individuals from ill-treatment.

Keywords: Human rights, civil and political rights; Human rights, freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment; Human rights, right to effective remedy; Human rights, right to life

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Subjects: Public International Law ; International Law ; Law

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