Ukraine: Forcible return/torture: Lema Susarov (m)

The Ukrainian authorities are preparing to forcibly return ethnic Chechen refugee Lema Susarov, aged 25, to the Russian Federation, where he would be at risk of torture and other serious human rights violations. Ukraine is a state party to the Refugee Convention and the UN Convention against Torture, each of which prohibits the return of anyone to a situation where they would be at risk of torture.

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