Czech Republic: arbitrary detention & forced treatment based on mental disability

The European Court of Human Rights is considering whether the Czech Republic violated Article 5 ECHR by detaining an elderly woman, KS, in a psychiatric hospital and forcibly treating her against her will.  MDAC has filed submissions with the court, acting as a third party intervener.  Doughty Street Chambers barristers Caoilfhionn Gallagher, Jude Bunting and Sophy Miles act for MDAC in this case.


More information is available from MDAC, here.

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