Still at Risk:
Assurances No Safeguard Against Torture
Table of Cases
The Legal Prohibition against Returns to Risk of Torture
U.N. Convention against Torture
International Covenant on Civil and Political
1951 Convention Relating to the Status of
International Humanitarian Law..
Customary International Law..
Regional Human Rights Law..
European Convention on Human Rights
The Nexus between the Nonrefoulement Obligation and
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture
U.N. Independent Expert on the Protection of
Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms While Countering Terrorism...
Diplomatic Assurances are No Safeguard against Torture
The Limits of Diplomacy
Trusting States to Honor Unenforceable Assurances
The Tacit Acceptance of Torture
The Limits of Post-Return Monitoring
False: Torture is Easy to Detect
False: Monitoring Provides an Accountability
The Principle: Diplomatic Assurances Undermine the
Developments Regarding Diplomatic Assurances Since April
Case of Yemeni Detainees and Transfers from Guantnamo
Update: Case of Maher Arar
Renditions and Assurances: U.S. Acknowledges "No Control"
No Effective Opportunity to Challenge Reliability of
9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act
Torture Outsourcing Prevention Act: Markey Bill
Convention against Torture Implementation Act 2005: Leahy
Case of Ashraf al-Jailani
Case of Adil Charkaoui
Morocco's Record of Abuse
Case of Mohamed Zeki Mahjoub
Case of Lai Cheong Sing and Family
Update: Cases of Ahmed Agiza and Mohammed al-Zari
Call for International Investigation into the Men's
Torture Despite Assurances
Unfair Trial Despite Assurances
Foreign Nationals Formerly Subjected to Indefinite
Detention without Charge
Case of Hani El Sayed Sabaei Youssef and Others
Case of Nuriye Kesbir
Turkey's Record of Abuse
High Court Halts Extradition: Assurances not Sufficient
Case of Akhmed A.
Update: Mamatkulov and Askarov v. Turkey