Illegal children born outside marriage

Concerning X.C. and her sister L.G. vs Denmark for violation of articles 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 of Convention on the Right of the Child (CRC). The authors represented by counsel are children born in Denmark to a Chinese mother. The authors mother arrived in Denmark on 12 March 2012 and sought asylum on […]


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

Disabled Chinese case

Concerning Mr. C.Y vs. Denmark violation of CAT article 3. The Chinese applicant belonged to a Christian organisation named Quan Neng Shen. The members of the organisation met everyday and held church services. In 2007, the Chinese government labelled the organisation as being against the communist party and against the government. The government wanted to […]

CAT 647/2014

Chinese torture case

The complainant is a Chinese national born on 8 May 1953. In 2005, he was working as a taxi driver and transported a passenger, whom the Chinese authorities suspected of being a Uighur terrorist. Soon afterwards, despite the fact that the complainant was not personally acquainted with the passenger, he was arrested by the police, […]

  • Decision: 12. October 2015
CAT 555/2013

Violence and forced prostitution

The author of the communication is Y.W., a Chinese national born in 1967. She sought asylum in Denmark; her application was rejected and, at the time of submission of the communication, she was awaiting deportation to China. She claims that such deportation would constitute a violation by Denmark of her rights under articles 1 to […]

  • Decision: 13. April 2015
CEDAW 51/2013

Separated from child and forbidden to display religious items

Concerning Y.C. vs Denmark for violation of articles 1, 2, 3 and 5 of CEDAW. The author is a Chinese national born in 1974. She claims that, the father of her child left with their son and that the father hit her on six occasions during an argument when she wanted to see the child. […]

  • Decision: 24. October 2014
CEDAW 59/2013