Single mom with small child facing inhuman situation

Regarding B.A.A., and her minor son, vs. Denmark in violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author fled Eritrea when she refused to join the army and arrived in Italy in 2008 and granted temporary residence permit. She went to Milan, but struggled finding job or housing, and was forced to live in an abandoned […]

  • Decision: 13. July 2018
Human Rights
CCPR 2575/2015

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

Eritrean Woman Torture Case

Concerning S.A. vs. Denmark for violation of article 3 of CAT and article 7 of CCPR. When the author applied for asylum in Denmark, she expressed her fear for the return to Ethiopia as she has gone through torture. If returned she would be kidnapped and tortured by the Ethiopian authorities or forced to perform […]

Torture
CAT No. 460/2011

Mistreated in military case

This case concerns an Eritrean man who served in the Eritrean military. In Eritrea the military service is by law set to be 1 ½ years, however after this period he was forced to stay in the army for another 10 years. The applicant attempted to desert, but was arrested and accused of working against […]

  • Decision: 24. June 2014
Torture
CAT 502/2012

Draft Evasion Because of Religion

The author of the communication is X, an Eritrean national born in 1987 and residing in Denmark. Following the rejection of his asylum claim, he was ordered to leave Denmark immediately. He submits that by forcibly returning him to Eritrea, Denmark would violate his rights under articles 7, 14 and 18 of the CCPR. The […]

  • Decision: 12. May 2014
Human Rights
CCPR 2007/2010

The Pental Costa movement case

Concerning Ms. F.G vs Denmark for violation of articles 2,7,9,10,18 and 27 of CCPR. The author is a citizen of Eritrea but she lived in Ethiopia for two years before coming to Denmark in order to seek international protection. She is a member of a religious minority- the Pental Costa movement- a group of christians […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2023/2011