Sweden: UN Human Rights Committee finds that Sweden broke the international prohibition against torture


The case concerned the rendition of two Egyptians from Sweden 2001 by undercover US and Egyptian agents. The UN Committee also states that the treatment of the two men on Swedish soil (Bromma Airport in Sweden) in connection with the rendition was a breach of the ban on torture and inhuman treatment.

Full text of: UN Human Rights Committee Decision, 6 November 2006 (pdf)

Statewatch coverage: Sweden: Expulsions carried out by US agents, men tortured in Egypt and Update (links)

 

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