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Soering v. United Kingdom

Published July 7, 1989

Soering v United Kingdom (11 Eur. Ct. H.R., ser. A) is a July 1989 European Court of Human Rights case involving a German national accused of capital murder in the United States. The court ruled that extradition from the UK would violate the European Convention on Human Rights' Article 3, regarding the right against inhuman and degrading treatment.