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

from Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch
Published on 13 Nov 2019 View Original

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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