Bratislava decided to extradite an asylum seeker to Russia on Tuesday.
The Slovak Ministry of Justice defied protests by human rights groups and the objections of a UN Human Rights Committee ruling to surrender Aslan Yandiev. Human rights groups argue that Yandiev faces the threat of torture and other forms of ill-treatment.
Yandiev is from Ingushetia. According to Russian media sources, he escaped from Russia and sought asylum in Slovakia, claiming he had been tortured to confess to terroris...
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