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Italy: Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch submission to the European Court of Human Rights

, Index number: EUR 30/1398/2019

These submissions are presented on behalf of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. The submissions address: (A) the existence of Italy’s jurisdiction under Article 1 European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”), as a result of its decisive influence over Libya’s migration policy and practice; and (B) the conditions for migrants in Libya and the consequences of cooperation activities leading to the containment of migrants in the country, in light of Italy’s responsibilities under Article 3 ECHR.

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