Jesus Hope of Life NGO case

The author is from Pakistan and Christian by birth. He was a member of Jesus Hope of Life, an NGO. His task was to share the word of the Bible to people of other religions. During an event, he met a Muslim Mullah who strongly disapproved the author’s christian believes. Hereafter, the author received a […]

  • Decision: 25. August 2017
Torture
CAT 625/2014

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

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

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

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-

Religious persecution of Ahmaddyia case

Concerning A and B vs Denmark for violation of 7, 14 and 18 of CCPR. The authors are a a Pakistani couple who fled Pakistan due to fear of persecution since the couple belongs to the Ahmadiyya religion. Certain individuals threatened to kill them if they did not leave their country or abandon their faith. […]

  • Decision: 8. August 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2291/2013

Pakistani conversion from Islam to Christianity

Concerning Mr. R vs. Denmark violation of CCPR article 6 and 7. The applicant is the son of a Pakistani diplomat. While his father is Muslim, his mother is Christian, and all 3 children are now Christian. This is a fact that their father cannot accept, and when he discovered the author’s interest in Christianity […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2440/2014

Preaching Christianity to Muslims

Concerning R.G. and her adult son, I.G. (represented by counsel, Helge Nørrung) vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 18 of CCPR. The authors were subjected to harassment in Pakistan because of their Christian background. I.G. was accused of preaching Christianity to Muslims and beaten by older Muslim schoolmates. Further, the whole family […]

  • Decision: 23. December 2015
Human Rights
CCPR 2351/2014

Torched woman persecution case

The author of the communication is A., a Pakistani national born in 1983. She claims to be victim of a violation by Denmark of her rights under articles 1, 2 (c) and (d), 3, 12, 15 and 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The author is represented […]

  • Decision: 8. December 2015
Gender
CEDAW 53/2013

Christian minority of Anglo-Indians

Concerning M.C. (represented by counsel, Helge Nørrung) vs Denmark for violation of articles 1, 2, 3, 5 and 16 of CEDAW. The author is a Pakistani national belonging to a Christian minority of Anglo-Indians. She claimed that she had always been subjected to discrimination as a Christian woman, referring to verbal and physical assaults in […]

  • Decision: 9. November 2015
Gender
CEDAW 56/2013

The Mixed couple case

The case concerned a Pakistani couple and their child. The couple fled Pakistan due to fear of persecution since the male applicant is Christian while the female is born a Muslim but later converted to Christianity. The Refugee Board rejected the application by decision of July 2012. The case was subsequently referred to the CCPR […]

  • Decision: 6. November 2013
Human Rights
CCPR 2194/2012

Sexual harassment case

Concerning M. S. v. Denmark for violation of articles 1, 2, 3, 5, 12 and 16 of CEDAW. The author claims that she has always been subjected to discrimination as a Christian in Pakistan and that, when she became a young woman, this discrimination turned into sexual harassment. When she was about 16 years old, […]

  • Decision: 15. August 2013
Gender
CEDAW 40/2012

Non-Danish ethnicities ineligible for traineeships in companies

Concerning M. E (represented by counsel, Ms. Line Bøgsted) vs Denmark for violation of articles 2, 5 and 6. The petitioner was a carpenter student at Copenhagen Technical School at the time of the events. As part of the study programme, students were offered the possibility of doing traineeships in private companies. On 8 September […]

  • Decision: 8. August 2007
Race
CERD 40/2007

“Bunch of monkeys” case

Concerning K. A., a Danish citizen of Pakistani origin, (represented by legal counsel) vs Denmark for violation of article 14 of CERD. On 16 June 1998 family members and friends had come to meet pupils after the exams at the Avedore Gymnasium, Hvidovre, as is the usual practice in Danish high schools. The author and […]

  • Decision: 8. May 2000
Race
CERD 16/1999

Author must leave Denmark after serving his sentence

Concerning A.M vs Denmark for violation of article 5 of CCPR. The author is a Pakistani citizen residing in Denmark since 1970. In 1989, the author was involved in a violent fight in Odense, with several other men from Pakistan, Morocco and Algeria. At least four people were severely injured and one of them died. […]

  • Decision: 23. July 1982
Human Rights
CCPR 121/1982