European Court of Human Rights Declines Application of Mauritanian to Overturn French Torture Conviction

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
25
Issue: 
7
281
Abstract: 
On March 30, 2009, the European Court of Human Rights found inadmissible the application brought by Ely Ould Dah, a Mauritanian national concerning the case of Ould Dah v. France. A French court convicted Ould Dah, a Mauritanian army officer, of acts of torture committed in Mauritania...[more]