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ECHR Chamber judgement holds Tamil expulsion would violate Article 3

22/07/2008 – 9:04 pm | Comments Off on ECHR Chamber judgement holds Tamil expulsion would violate Article 3

A few days ago, on 17 July 2008, the European Court of Human Rights handed down a rather hopeful judgement in the case of NA. v. the United Kingdom where it held that the applicant’s expulsion to Sri Lanka would be a violation of Article 3 of the ECHR. NA came to the UK clandestinely in 1999 and sought asylum following the numerous occasions of …