Interim Resolution CM/ResDH(2008)99
Execution of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights
Xenides-Arestis against Turkey

(judgment of 7 December 2006, final on 23 May 1997)

(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers
on 4 December 2008, 
at the 1043rd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

The Committee of Ministers, under the terms of Article 46, paragraph 2, of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as amended by Protocol No. 11 (hereinafter “the Convention”);

Recalling the judgment of 7 December 2006, in which the European Court of Human Rights held that Turkey was to pay to the applicant before 23 August 2007, 800,000 euros in respect of pecuniary damage, 50,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage and 35,000 euros in respect of costs and expenses;

Deploring the fact that Turkey has not yet complied with its obligation to pay these amounts to the applicant;

Recalling the obligation undertaken by all Contracting States to abide by the judgments of the Court, in accordance with Article 46, paragraph 1 of the Convention;

Strongly insists that Turkey pay the sums awarded in respect of just satisfaction in the Court’s judgment of 7 December 2006, as well as the default interest due.


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