European Court of Human Rights orders Malta not to deport 2 Chinese nationals of Uyghur ethnicity

Earlier today, the European Court of Human Rights ordered Malta not to forcibly remove our 2 clients, being Chinese nationals of Uyghur ethnicity. We had filed the application on Friday 13 January, following our clients’ detention in Safi Barracks. They were on the path to being deported to China, a path thankfully interrupted by the Court’s order to Malta not to remove them! We filed the application together with the NGO Safeguard Defenders (Spain).

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