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  • Helena De Vylder

(In)justice and admissibility: No standing for their representative, but effective protection for disappeared victims?

June 09, 2016

By Helena De Vylder In the inadmissibility decision delivered on 26 April 2016 in the case of N. v. Russia and M. v. Russia, the Court rejects the petition for lack of standing of the applicants’ representative. The victims were unable to formally appoint their representative by signing a ‘power of attorney-document’, since they disappeared, […]