Asylum denial to Afghan citizen 

The author S.S.S. applied for asylum in Denmark on grounds of risk of being recruited by Taliban regime to the military service and the risk of being considered by Taliban regime as a westernized spy.

In 2022, the Danish Immigration Service refused Afghan citizen S.S.S. in an asylum status. This decision was uphold by the Danish Refugee Board.

The author S.S.S. presented a pleading v. Denmark in a violation of articles 6,7 of CCPR Convention (non-refoulment).

Denmark has been requested by the CCPR to refrain from deporting S.S.S., while the case is under consideration.

17. January 2024

CCPR 4344/2023
Comm: Human Rights