Practising religion in prison: Sanatkar v Romania

In Sanatkar v Romania [2015] ECHR 688 the applicant, Hakan Sanatkar, a Turkish national and a Muslim who lived in Dobroieşti, Romania, had been sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment for attempted murder. He complained before the ECtHR that the conditions of his detention in Giurgiu and Bucharest-Jilava prisons were in breach of his Convention rights. Continue reading