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Lebanon: Forcible Return/Detention and Ill-Treatment

, Index number: MDE 18/003/2001

The Lebanese authorities are forcibly returning people to countries where they may be tortured and killed, in violation of international law. On 8 March security forces surrounded the United Nations High Commission for Refugees office in Beirut, arresting 10 asylum seekers and refugees, mainly Sudanese. They and many others now face forcible return.

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