Spain: Fear of forcible return/Fear of torture or other ill-treatment: Murad Gasayev (m)

Spain: Fear of forcible return/Fear of torture or other ill-treatment: Murad Gasayev (m)

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Index Number: EUR 41/023/2008
Date Published: 11 December 2008
Categories: Spain

The Spanish authorities are preparing to extradite ethnic Chechen Murad Gasayev to the Russian Federation, where he would be at risk of an unfair trial, torture and other ill-treatment. If the extradition goes ahead, it will violate Spain’s obligations under international human rights law, including the UN Convention against Torture.


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