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France: Chechen man faces deportation to Russia

, Index number: EUR 21/3722/2021

A.S., a Chechen man currently held in immigration detention in France faces imminent deportation to Russia where he would be at real risk of being subject to torture and other ill-treatment. His deportation is scheduled for 26 February. The authorities must ensure the safety of A.S. by not deporting him and granting him protection, in accordance with France’s obligations under international human rights law.