While the European Convention on Human Rights recognises that states have a general right to control the entry, residence and removal of aliens from their territory1, states are prohibited from removing persons to the territory of another state where substantial grounds have been shown for believing that the person concerned faces a real risk of being subjected to Article 3 treatment2 in the destination state3. In such a case the Article 3 prohibition imposes an obligation not to deport the person in question to that country4. This obligation does not involve adjudicating on the receiving country's compliance with the
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