Third Party Intervention in T.K. and S.R. v. Russia, Application no. 28492/15, September 2020

In this intervention, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) present additional submissions that address 1) non-refoulement obligations under international human rights law in relation to the consideration of evidence to assess the substantial grounds to believe that a concerned person will face real risk of a serious human rights violation; 2) the use of diplomatic assurances purportedly to protect against torture and other serious human rights violations in light of international law; 3) an update on the legal framework governing extraditions from the Russian Federation to Central Asian States, in particular Kyrgyzstan, as well as Russia’s extradition practice.

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