March 29, 2007

The "Stamp of Guantanamo"

The Story of Seven Men Betrayed by Russia's Diplomatic Assurances to the United States

Map of Russia
Summary
Recommendations to the US government
Recommendations to the Russian government
Methodology
Background
US Refoulement to Russia: A Violation of the Prohibition against Torture
Diplomatic Assurances
The Risk of Torture and Ill-Treatment in Russia..
Return to Russia
Post-Return Abuses by Russia
Torture and Ill-Treatment
Rasul Kudaev
Timur Ishmuratov
Ravil Gumarov
Harassment and Arbitrary Detention..
Criminal Investigations and Prosecution..
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
Appendix I. Letter to the US officials
Appendix II. Letter to the Russian prosecutor general's office