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Case Law 2638/07 (24/03/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 03/24/2009

Subject: The Court, with reference to numerous expulsions carried out by Italy to Tunisia, has stated again the principle of the decision Saadi vs Italy of 28.02.2008, according to which various international sources refer of inhuman treatments carried out in that Country against persons accused or sentenced for terrorism. The Court has considered insufficient the Tunisian Government’s diplomatic guarantees to Italy and has established that in case of expulsions Italy will be held to have violated art. 3 of the ECHR

Parties: Abdelhedi c/ Italia

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - General provisions - Art. 53 Level of protection