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‘We came for human rights’: Iraqi refugee recalls ‘torture’ and deportation from Lithuania

‘We came to Europe for human rights.’

Sarwat Mohammed is an Iraqi refugee who was deported back to his country from Lithuania after attempting to seek asylum in the European Union. He says he was imprisoned and tortured, before he was deported back to his home country.
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