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  • Corina Heri

The Grand Chamber, universal civil jurisdiction for torture and Naït-Liman v. Switzerland

March 28, 2018

By Corina Heri, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam On 15 March 2018, the ECtHR’s Grand Chamber issued its first judgment of the year. The case in question is Naït-Liman v. Switzerland, and it concerns the right of a refugee to seize a Swiss court with a civil claim for damages resulting from torture […]