Violating Sharia Law

Concerning Mr. E.K vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7, 13, 18 and 26 of CCPR. The following case has been decided. It was found on the 24th of July 2019 by the Committee that the communication was inadmissible under article 2 of the Optional Protocol. See the attached PDF for the full […]

  • Decision: 24. July 2019
Human Rights
CCPR 2346/2014

Satellite dishes case

Concerning Mr. M.B.S vs Denmark for violation of article 7 and 13 of CCPR. The following case has been decided. It was found on the 29th of March 2019 by the Committee that the facts before it did not permit it to conclude that the applicant’s expulsion to the Islamic Republic of Iran would violate […]

  • Decision: 29. March 2019
Human Rights
CCPR 2439/2014

7 million Afghans being deported

Concerning Mr. M.M vs. Denmark for violation of article 6, 7, 13, 18 and 26 of CCPR. The following case has been decided. It was found on the 14th of March 2019 by the Committee that the forcible return of the complainant to Afghanistan did not violate his rights under articles 7 and 18. See […]

  • Decision: 14. March 2019
Human Rights
CCPR 2345/2014

Basij case

Concerning Ka.H. vs. Denmark for violation of article 2, 6 and/or 7, 13, 14 and 26 of CCPR. The following case has been decided. It was found on the 16th of July by the Committee that in the absence of pertinent information that the author’s conversion is known to the Iranian authorities, it is not […]

  • Decision: 16. July 2018
Human Rights
CCPR 2423/2014

False information concerning age

The author is from Damascus, Syria. He submits that he fled Syria in March 2015 because of the war, and that he entered Greece in April of the same year as an unaccompanied minor. After running out of funds in Greece, he applied for asylum and was granted refugee status. However, his attempts to get […]

  • Decision: 30. November 2017
Human Rights
2770/2016

Training to perform suicide attacks case

Concerning Mr. A.H.J vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7, 13, and 26 of CCPR. The author’s original asylum motive was that he feared being killed by the Taliban if returned to Afghanistan. He had been abducted and detained by three people linked to the Taliban, as the Taliban wanted to train the […]

  • Decision: 15. June 2017
Human Rights
CCPR 2349/2014

Taliban attack in taxi case

Concerning Mr. M.A. vs. Denmark violation of CCPR article 6, 7, and 14. In Afghanistan, the author was attacked by knife by a taxi driver. The author fainted and was hospitalised. The author assumed that the attackers were part of the Taliban. Four months later, armed men came knocking on the author’s door. The author […]

  • Decision: 12. May 2017
Human Rights
CCPR 2240/2013

Promised to a powerful man

Concerning M.J.K vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7, 14, 18 and 26 of CCPR. The author and his spouse P, started a relationship in Afghanistan in 2007. At that time, P was promised to a powerful man, Mr. A.K. When A.K found out about the author’s relationship with P, he attacked the author […]

  • Decision: 2. May 2017
Human Rights
CCPR 2338/2014

Political Material Case

Concerning A.P.J vs Denmark for violation of articles 7, 19 and 26 of CCPR. The author claims that in 2008, he started helping a friend, A.M., who distributed medication smuggled to the Islamic Republic of Iran from Iraq. However, the author found that his friend also transported political material from the Democratic Party of Iranian […]

  • Decision: 26. April 2017
Human Rights
CCPR 2252/2013

Clan engaged in a blood feud case

Concerning Mr. A.S.I vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and 7 of CCPR. The author is a Somali citizen, from the town of Kismayo, who fled his country of origin due to persecution. The author fears being persecuted by Al-Shabaab, as he tried to make his now dead younger brother leave the group. The […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2408/2014

Somali with 2 families

Concerning Mr. A.H.F vs Denmark for violation of articles 2 and 3 of ECHR. The applicant is a citizen of Somalia from Misra, a town currently controlled by the Al-Shabaab movement. The applicant had to flee because the Al-shabab wanted to kill him. He left Somalia and resided in Denmark since 2004, however as part […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2816/2016

Intolerable living conditions in Bulgaria

Concerning R.A.A and Z.M (represented by Hannah Krog) vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 of CCPR. The authors are a Syrian couple who entered Bulgaria in 2014. Although they were granted refugee status there, they were not offered any assistance: they struggled to find accommodation and they had no access to medical care or […]

  • Decision: 29. December 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2608/2015

Fleeing from Syrian civil war

Concerning Mr B.M.I. and Ms. N. A.K. and their two children (represented by counsel, Hannah Krog) vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 of CCPR. B.M.I., N.A.K. and their daughter P. fled from Syria due to the civil war and arrived in Bulgaria. The authors were exposed to “inhuman or degrading treatment contrary to the […]

  • Decision: 16. December 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2569/2015

Kidnapped Brother case

Concerning Mr. S.A.H vs Denmark for violation of articles 2, 6, 7, 13, 14 and 26 of CCPR. The author is an Afghanistan citizen -ethnic Qizilbash born in 1987. When he was 12 years old, his father was killed by a local commander, A.M.B. It is disputed whether it was a targeted killing or whether […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2419/2014

Ministry of social affairs, martyrs and disabled case

Concerning Mr. F.A vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 13 of CCPR. The complainant arrived in Denmark in 2014 and explained that he worked for the ministry of social affairs, martyrs and disabled in Afghanistan. The applicant was involved in delivering humanitarian aid along with the boss and sometimes the governor. Every […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2671/2015

Afraid to be used as a suicide bomber case

Concerning Mr. S.Z vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7, 13 and 26 of CCPR. The author is an Afghan national who arrived in Denmark in 2014 and applied for asylum. The author arrived as a minor without accompanying family and explained that he was fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan. The applicant has further […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2625/2015

Tripartite Memorundum of understanding

Concerning Mr. A.F.N vs Denmark for the violation of Articles 7 and 13 of CCPR. The complainant arrived in Denmark and asked for asylum in May 2010. The complainant also converted to Christianity in Denmark. His application was rejected by the Refugee Board on 14 february 2012. After the final decision by the Refugee Board, […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2852/2016

Nuclear power station case

Concerning Ms. X.L vs Denmark for violation of articles 6,7 and 13 of CCPR. The complainant arrived in Denmark in May 2014 and her asylum application was taken under consideration by the end of May 2014. She claimed that she risks persecution because in the early 1980’s she was transferred to the Qinshan nuclear power […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2583/2015

Falun Gong case

Concerning Ms. J.D vs Denmark for violation of articles 2,6,7,14,18,26 and 27 of CCPR. The author is subject to religious persecution as a member of Falun Gong (a religion which is illegal in China), and subject to detention in China because she practices this religion. She had a happy life in China but that changed […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2204/2012

The Iraqi Nationals Party case

Concerning Mr I.A.K. vs Denmark for violation of articles 2, 6, 7, 13, 14 and 26 of CCPR. The author was born in Baghdad and professes Shia Muslim faith. He was a member of Hizb Al-Umma Al-Iraqiya (the Iraqi Nation Party-INP). Shia Muslims perceive members of the INP as traitors because INP has connections to […]

  • Decision: 18. November 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2115/2011

Knowledge of drug trafficking case

Concerning Mr.B.A.G vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and/or 7 and 13 of CCPR. The author is an economist educated at the Balkh University in Mazar-e-Sharif. Upon completing his studies, he found employment as an accounting manager in a company. On 24 March 2011, the author had been issued with a Schengen visa by […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2275/2013

NGO-Primary Alternative education case

Concerning Mr. A.S.M and his wife Ms. R.A.H and their three children (represented by counsel Helle Hom Thomsen) Vs. Denmark for violation of articles 7, 17 and 24 of CCPR. Mr. A.S.M used to work for an NGO called Primary Alternative education, as a headmaster of a school in Somalia. He used to profess the […]

  • Decision: 18. November 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2378/2014

Holy Christ Ministry case

Concerning Mr. G.M vs Denmark for violation of Articles 6, 7 and 13 of CCPR. The applicant is a Pakistani citizen and a Christian by faith. The applicant attended a missionary meeting in Holy Christ Ministry, which he had started to support. The applicant has been Christian all his life like the rest of his […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2342/2014

Against military dictatorship case

Concerning A.A vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and 7 of CCPR. The author is an Egyptian national born on 24 March 1988. He entered Denmark on 6 December 2013 without valid travel documents. The author has submitted that he evaded military service in Egypt because he does not want to kill civilians and […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2595/2015

Hidden bible found

Concerning Mr. M.H.N vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 14 of CCPR. The author came to Europe in 2008, but Germany returned him to Greece in 2009 under the Dublin accord. Since it was not possible to get protection in Greece, he returned to his country of origin, Afghanistan. When he returned […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2385/2014

Security guards for former Afghan president Kazai case

Concerning Mr. A.F.A vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 13 of CCPR. The author arrived in Denmark together with his brother-in-law Mr.N who was a security guard for the former Afghan president Kazai. The author and his brother-in-law wanted to seek asylum in Sweden. Mr.N’s asylum case was transferred to Sweden, as […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2591/2015

Comparing Islam with cancer case

Concerning Mr. A.N vs Denmark for the violation of articles 2, 20 (2) and 27 of CCPR. In September 2005, a Member of Parliament for the Danish People’s Party, Louise Frevert, published a set of articles on her website in which she accused Muslims of believing that that they have a right “to rape Danish […]

  • Decision: 11 August 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2039/2011

Burmese soldiers case

Concerning Mr. T.D.J vs Denmark for violation of Articles 7,13,18, 19 and 26 of CCPR. The author explained to the Danish authorities that he lived in Burma but one day in 2006 he was sought by Burmese soldiers, who wanted him to move their belongings to another city, because he owned a motorbike. It was […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2654/2015

Witness not allowed at hearing case

Concerning Mr. M.J.K vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and 7 as well as article 14, 18 and 26 of CCPR. The complainant is ethnic Tadjiks from Mazar- e – Sharif, Afghanistan. He has not been a member of the political or religious associations or organisations in Afghanistan or otherwise been politically active. After […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2338/2014

Kidnapped father and brother case

Concerning Mr. H.A vs Denmark for the violation of article 6 or 7 of CCPR. The author is a Hazara Afghan citizen from Wardak province. His religion is Shia Muslim. When he applied for asylum in Denmark, he expressed his fear for the return to Afghanistan by saying that he fears the Taliban, since they […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2328/2014

Family reunification in Australia case

Concerning Mr. A.B.M vs Denmark for the violation of articles 6 or 7 of CCPR. The author is ethnic Hazara from Helman province Lashgargah, Afghanistan. He fears the return to Afghanistan because the Taliban are mainly Pashtun Sunni Muslims but his family and him are Hazaras. The author left his wife and children in Pakistan […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2472/2014

Accused of being a “Motard”

Concerning Mr. M.N vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7, 13 and 14 of CCPR. The author is born in Afghanistan, and he worked for the Company International Management service (IMS) as a translator, since he is English speaking. His first assignment was to be a translator for the Australian Military forces, and […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2458/2014

10 most unpeaceful nations in the world

Concerning Mr. K.S.M and Mr. T.M vs Denmark for violation of Articles 6 and/or 7, 13, 2 and 26 of CCPR. The authors are a Christian minority in Pakistan. In the recent Global peace index, Pakistan was amongst the 10 most unpeaceful nations in the world together with countries like Syria, Afghanistan and North Korea. […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2459/2014

The christian witness case

The applicant Mr. Z.S is an ethnic Ghazalbash from Kabul, Afghanistan. The applicant fears commander T and his supervisor, commander S because commander T killed the author’s father and took the family land. The applicant fled to Denmark and applied for asylum. The applicant was rejected by the refugee board and thus the case was […]

  • Decision: 28. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2352/2014

Reporting Taliban’s presence case

Concerning Mr. S.Z.H vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7, 13, 18 and 26 of CCPR. The author is an Afghan who fears being killed by the Taliban if returned to Afghanistan. The author had been given the task of reporting the Taliban’s presence in his local area. When the Taliban discovered that […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2421/2014

Husband’s second wife case

Concerning Ms. O.H.A and her four daughters (represented by the Danish Refugee Council) vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author fled Somalia as she feared the family members of her late husband, who had been killed by Al-Shabaab, and the family of her late husband’s second wife. She fled to Libya […]

  • Decision: 22. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2379/2014

Balatika case

Concerning Mr. A.A.S vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 of CCPR. The author left Somalia due to the civil war in that country. The author and his brother then left for Greece as they were having conflicts with a resistance cell called Balatika. After arriving in Greece, the author was arrested and imprisoned. He […]

  • Decision: 16. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2464/2014

Refusing Al-Shabaabs Recruitment

Concerning I.M.Y. (represented by counsel, Tage Gøttsche) vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 and 17 of CCPR. In 1992, the author and his mother came to Denmark from Somalia and were granted resident permits. The author and his mother then decided to move back to Somalia but a few years later the mother came […]

  • Decision: 9. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2559/2015

Interpreter at American Intelligence case

Concerning Mr. E.U.R (Represented by Marianne Vølund) vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 and 19 of CCPR. Early 2010 the author started working as an interpreter. He worked for the American Intelligence, where his employer was Mr. M.W. As part of his job, he interpreted four conversations between Mr. M.W and his agent concerning […]

  • Decision: 9. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2469/2014

Ashraf clan case

Concerning A.H.A. (represented by counsel, Tage Gottsche) vs Denmark for violation of articles 7 and 9 of CCPR. The author belongs to the minority Ashraf clan and was born in Qoryooley, Somalia. The author’s father and brother were killed by Al-Shabaab. Al-Shabaan also contacted the author and asked him to join their movement. After refusing […]

  • Decision: 7. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2493/2014

Peace Delegation India-Pakistan case

Concerning A.M.M. (represented by counsel, Arbab Perveez, of Adil Advokate) vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7, 14 and 19 of CCPR. The author’s family is affiliated with the Pakistan Peoples Party. In 2005, the author went to India as part of a peace delegation. When the author came back, the intelligence service kept […]

  • Decision: 5. September 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2415/2014

Homosexuality Case

Concerning Mr. N.P vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author was born in Kathmandu in Nepal, and he is Hindu. The author is an orphan and does not know whether his family is alive. He is a homosexual, and he fears imprisonment and torture/inhumane treatment on return to Nepal, as it […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2188/2012-

Military Service Case

Concerning Ms.F.K vs Denmark for violation of article 2,7,14 and 26 of CCPR. The author is a citizen of Eritrea. She and her family fled in 1985 to Sudan. She married a Sudanese man in 1996, but was expelled from the family for doing this. Unfortunately her husband died, so she married a new man […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2074/2011

Baadi and Hawaadle clans

Concerning Mr. M.A.A vs denmark violation of CAT article 3. The applicant is a somali national, born January 11 1985. He was part of the Baadi-clan, a minority clan in Somalia. A conflict erupted between his and the Hawaadle clan, who are closely related to al-Shabaab, due to some animals being stolen. The applicant was […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2074/2011

Internet Cafe case

Concerning Mr. A.B. vs Denmark for violation of CCPR articles 6, 7 and 13. The author owned and ran an Internet cafe in Akora Khatak. He received threatening letters from the local Quran school, stating that his Internet cafe was against Sharia and illegal. On the night of March 12th, 2009 a bomb exploded in […]

Human Rights
2748/2016-

Relationship in Secrecy

Concerning V.R. and N.R. and their son (represented by Daniel Norrung) vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 18 of CCPR. V.R. and N.R started a relationship without their parent’s knowledge. However, N.R.’s parents arranged for her to marry someone else, A. After the wedding, the authors continued their relationship in secret for […]

  • Decision: 30. August 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2745/2016