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Friday, April 18, 2003
 
Torture Fears Don't Halt Deportation

By DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press Writer

PHILADELPHIA - Mor Sene said separatist rebels tore off his toenails and stabbed him in the chest when he lived in Senegal, while government soldiers accused him of conspiring with the enemy.

But when Sene fled to the United States and applied for protection under the Convention Against Torture, an immigration judge ruled he should be sent home.

His experience in U.S. immigration court is a common one.
 
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