Eelam People’s Democratic Party case

Concerning J.N. vs Denmark for violation of articles 3 and 22 of CAT. The complaint originates from Sri Lanka. The main reason for the complainant’s asylum claim is a conflict with the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) in connection with his son V. Both his sons were forced to train with Liberation Tigers of Tamil […]

  • Decision: 12. August 2016
Torture
CAT 628/2014

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Concerning K.G vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author was born and raised in the village of Badulla, Sri Lanka where he owned two shops. He is of Tamil ethnicity and Hindu faith. The author’s elder sister converted to Christianity from Hinduism and thus the author’s family was denied access to […]

  • Decision: 22. March 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2347/2014

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Concerning J.A and J.I (represented by counsel, Michala Bendixen from Refugees Welcome) vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The authors are twin brothers, ethnic Tamils and of Christian faith. They claim that their father was a member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) until he got married. In 2009 the […]

  • Decision: 8. January 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2258/2013

Jaffna Peninsula case

Concerning P.T. vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author used to live in a village of the Jaffna peninsula in the northern part of Sri Lanka. His two brothers were killed by the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) and the military. The author participated in meetings and demonstrations supporting the Liberation […]

  • Decision: 5. June 2015
Human Rights
CCPR 2272/2013

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam case

Concerning Ms. M.S vs Denmark for violation of article 3 of CAT. The complainant fears that if returned to Sri Lanka, she will be subjected to torture because of her affiliation with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. She is a Tamil herself. Although she was never a Tamil Tiger, her nephew was a prominent […]

  • Decision: 16. December 2013
Torture
CAT 429/2010