New York Times (ENG): Belgium in Uproar Over Torture of Sudanese It Deported

Lawyers for the migrants said the Sudanese officials warned that if the migrants applied for asylum in Belgium but were denied and sent home, they would be targeted for abuse. Nine Sudanese were subsequently sent home, and accounts quickly surfaced that at least three of them, from the violence-prone Darfur and South Kordofan regions, were abused. The accounts appeared in the Belgian media and in interviews conducted by the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy [...]. In the interviews, the men said they had been detained, interrogated, threatened with persecution, and beaten or even tortured.

— Milan Schreuer, New York Times Journalist

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