Algerian facing deportation to torture wins court battle

posted on July 02, 2008 | in Category International | PermaLink

by Press Release Source: Amnesty International URL: [link] Date: June 27, 2008

Amnesty International welcomes the decision by the Slovak Constitutional Court on 26 June 2008 in the case of Mustapha Labsi, which reaffirms the absolute duty on the authorities not to send any person to any place where they face a real risk of torture or other ill-treatment, and underscores the obligation of Slovakia not to rely on diplomatic assurances. More details here.