Sweden ‘violated’ torture treaty

Sweden has been found guilty of violating the international convention against torture for deporting a terror suspect to Egypt.

The UN’s committee against torture said Sweden should have known that Egypt consistently tortured detainees.

At the time, the Swedish government said it had been given assurances that Ahmed Agiza would be treated fairly.

Correspondents say the ruling is a blow to Sweden which prides itself on its human rights record. Full Story

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