Category: PRESS

International Business Times: Sudanese refugees ‘tortured’ after Belgium repatriates them

In October 2017, TIMEP Europe uncovered the fact that the Belgian government had invited a delegation from Sudan to help identify Sudanese refugees in Belgium. This delegation turned out to be composed of members of the Sudanese intelligence services. Early December 2017, TIMEP Europe collected the testimonies of several Sudanese who were deported from Belgium following their meeting with the delegation. As it turns out, the migrants were threatened by the delegation, and pressured to agree to return to Sudan. Upon arrival, they were detained for interrogation. Some were beaten and tortured....