I incorrectly predicted that there's no violation of human rights in GONZALEZ ETAYO v. SPAIN.


  • Judgment date: 2021-01-19
  • Communication date: 2017-07-06
  • Application number(s): 20690/17
  • Country:   ESP
  • Relevant ECHR article(s): 3
  • Conclusion:
    Violation of Article 3 - Prohibition of torture (Article 3 - Effective investigation) (Procedural aspect)
  • Result: Violation

JURI Prediction

  • Probability: 0.492864
  • Prediction: No violation
  • Inconsistent


 In line with the court's judgment
 In opposition to the court's judgment
Darker color: higher probability
: In line with the court's judgment  
: In opposition to the court's judgment

Communication text used for prediction

The application concerns the investigation conducted by the Spanish authorities into the applicant’s allegations of having been subjected to treatment contrary to Article 3 of the Convention at the hands of the police.
The applicant had been detained for membership in a terrorist organisation on account of his alleged links with EKIN.
QUESTION tO THE PARTIES Having regard to the procedural protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment, was the investigation in the present case by the domestic authorities in breach of Article 3 of the Convention?