District Court in Olsztyn: a victim of violence may not be put in a detention centre

A migrant should be set free regardless of the reason why they have been placed in a detention centre, the type of violence to which they fell prey, and the exact place where and circumstances under which they suffered v…

ECtHR: prohibition of removal to Tajikistan due to the risk of torture

Poland tried to take a shortcut by deporting un unwelcomed migrant. It violated international law. In this case no authority analyzed whether the deportation would put S.S. at risk of torture. Association for Legal In…

Voivodeship Administrative Court: evidence needs to be properly reviewed

The Refugee Board has completely failed to take into account evidence presented by a party pertaining to his political activity and to the treatment of members of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan at the hands…

ECtHR: prohibition to deport a person suspected of supporting terrorist due to the risk of torture in Russia

The Association for Legal Intervention provided legal assistance to a Chechen national, N.M., who was to be deported to Russia. In case of his deportation there was a serious suspicion that he could fall victim of tortur…