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Italy: European Court of Human Rights hears case on deportation to risk of torture

On 11 July, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Nassim Saadi, a Tunisian national convicted of terrorism offences in Italy in 2005 who risks deportation to Tunisia, where he claims that he will be subjected to torture or ill-treatment. Italy has sought diplomatic assurances against torture from Tunisia.