05/04/2018

Urgent Action Update: Man at Risk of Imminent Extradition to Russia (Slovakia: UA 41.18)


Aslan Yandiev is once again at risk of imminent extradition to Russia following the decision of the Slovak Constitutional Court which concluded his extradition would not constitute a human rights violation. If extradited to Russia, Aslan Yandiev would be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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Aslan Yandiev is once again at risk of imminent extradition to Russia following the decision of the Slovak Constitutional Court which concluded his extradition would not constitute a human rights violation. If extradited to Russia, Aslan Yandiev would be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging the Minister of Interior to take all necessary steps to ensure Aslan Yandiev is not extradited under any circumstances or in any other way forcibly returned to Russia where he would be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Calling on the Minister of Interior to ensure an expeditious consideration of the pending asylum application;
  • Urging the Minister of Justice to withdraw the extradition decision from 7 February 2018 on the grounds that the extradition would violate Slovakia’s obligations under international human rights law.

Contact these two officials by 15 June, 2018:

Minister of Interior
Denisa Saková
Pribinova 2,
812 72 Bratislava
Slovakia Republic
Email: [email protected]
Fax: +421 2 52967746
Salutation: Dear Minister

Ambassador Peter Kmec,
Embassy of the Slovak Republic
3523 International Court, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 237 1054
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @peterkmec
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 41.18
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