Lithuanian Court Allows Investigation in the Mustafa al-Hawsawi Case

Plachta, Michael
May 2014
International Enforcement Law Reporter;May2014, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p194
The article reports on the ruling of the Regional Court in Vilnius regarding the human rights violation claims of Mustafa al-Hawsawi on January 29, 2014. According to the court, al-Hawsawi had the right to a full investigation since his claims involved violations under the Lithuanian Constitution and international agreements. It notes that al-Hawsawi claimed that he was kept to a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture prison in Antaviliai, Lithuania between September 2004 and September 2006.


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