Reject attempts to legitimize no-torture promises

The Council of Europe member states should flatly reject any proposals to establish standards for the use of diplomatic assurances in transfers of people to risk of torture, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the ICJ said in a joint submission published today.

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