Members of an illegal church

Concerning Y.H. and C.J. et al. vs. Denmark for violation of article 6, 7 and 13 of the CCPR. The Chinese authors together with their minor son entered Denmark in 2015. They have been members of the illegal Christian sect Hu Han Pai since 2008 and attended secret group meetings. Since 2011, the male author […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2781/2016

Daughter circumcised without parents’ knowledge

Concerning S.H.K. vs Denmark for violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. On the 29 January 2021 the Danish Refugee Board notified the Somali citizen S.H.K., born 15 June 2019, a refusal of a residence permit. The applicant’s parents, as well as four siblings, are residing in Denmark. The applicant’s parents stated […]

CRC 140/2021

Conflict with Al-Shabaab

Concerning A.M.J. vs. Denmark for violation of article 7 of the CCPR. Al-Shabaab sought out the author in 2009. Al-Shabaab’s visits became more and more threatening and frequent over time. One day, he received telephone threats where they accused him for killing Al-Shabaabs local leader. On the same evening, the author’s mother told him that […]

Human Rights
CCPR 3707/2020

Asylum case

Concerning A.M. vs. Denmark for violation of the CCPR. The author, A.M., was declined asylum by The Immigration Service and the Refugee Appeals Board. Thus, it was sent to the Human Rights Committee. On 19 October 2020, the Committee accepted the communication, and it is now registered as communication No. 3827/2020. Now the case is […]

Human Rights
CCPR 3827/2020

Trafficking victim

Concerning E.E vs Denmark for violation of CCPR. The author was married away to a man called M, and was transported to Serbia where M lived. Here she was abused sexually by his family, as well as forced to work from early morning to late evening. Later, the author discovered that M and his family […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2858/2016

Suspected of being a spy

Concerning A.M.H. vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and 7 of CCPR. The author is a Somali citizen, who in 2015 applied for asylum based on his conflict with al-Shabaab. Al-Shabaab tried recruiting him, and when he refused, he was imprisoned for a month before he escaped, and fled to Denmark. He fears being […]

Human Rights

Exhibition by Dan Park

Concerning Mr. M.J. vs Denmark for violation of articles 4 and 6 of CERD. In the year 2014, a complaint was filed by the Documentation and Advisory Centre on Racial Discrimination (DACoRD) on behalf of the author against Dan Park and others. The complaint was regarding an exhibition of the controversial Swedish artist held on […]


Clan engaged in a blood feud case

Concerning Mr. A.S.I vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and 7 of CCPR. The author is a Somali citizen who fled his country due to persecution. The author lived with his wife, mother and siblings. His father was killed in 2008 as a result of clan-conflicts. The author belongs to the Awramaaleh-clan who are […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2408/2014

Somali with 2 families

Concerning Mr. A.H.F vs Denmark for violation of articles 2 and 3 of ECHR. The applicant is a citizen of Somalia from Misra, a town currently controlled by the Al-Shabaab movement. He is a former member of the Parliament. The applicant had to flee because the Al-shabaab wanted to kill him. He left Somalia and […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2816/2016

Tripartite Memorundum of understanding

Concerning Mr. A.F.N vs Denmark for the violation of Articles 7 and 13 of CCPR. The complainant applied for asylum in Denmark in May 2010. The complainant also converted to Christianity in Denmark. His application was rejected by the Refugee Board on 14 february 2012. After the final decision by the Refugee Board, the Danish […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2852/2016

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

Knowledge of drug trafficking case

Concerning Mr.B.A.G vs Denmark for violation of articles 6 and/or 7 and 13 of CCPR.  The author is an economist and educated at the Balkh University in Mazar-e-Sharif. Upon completing his studies, he found employment as an accounting manager in a company. He fled to Denmark because he had found that the company which employed […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2275/2013

Woman used as compensation case

Concerning Ms. K.I.A vs Denmark for violation of Articles 2d, 12 and 15 of CEDAW. The author fears getting killed by her family and Al-Shabaab if she returns to Somalia. The author has been under complete male dominance in her home country of Somalia. First her father used to control her and when he was […]

CEDAW 93/2015

Unprofessional behaviour by the Chairperson

Concerning Mr. A.O.H.A Vs Denmark for the violation of articles 6, 7 and 13 (or 14) of CCPR. The author lived in Mogadishu, Somalia, and because of a conflict with another clan and with Al-Shabaab, he was forced to flee Somalia in 2011. The applicant’s uncle had been in Mogadishu because he thought there was […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2563/2015

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 has been Christian all his life like the rest of his family. The applicant met an imam, Mr. A.D., in 2012, when he did missionary work. Mr. […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2342/2014

Hidden bible found

Concerning Mr. M.H.N vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 14 of CCPR. The author came to Europe in 2008, but Germany returned him to Greece in 2009 under the Dublin accord. Since it was not possible to get protection in Greece, he returned to his country of origin, Afghanistan. When he returned […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2385/2014

Security guards for former Afghan president Kazai case

Concerning Mr. A.F.A vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 13 of CCPR. Mr. A.F.A arrived in Denmark together with his brother-in-law Mr. N., who was a security guard for the former Afghan president Kazai. Mr. N. was granted asylum in Sweden, since he risks persecution as a former personal bodyguard for the […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2591/2015

Family reunification in Australia case

Concerning Mr. A.B.M vs Denmark for the violation of articles 6 or 7 of CCPR.  The author fears the return to Afghanistan because the Taliban are mainly Pashtun Sunni Muslims but his family and him are Hazaras. The author left his wife and children in Pakistan with his parents in 2001 and travelled to Greece. […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2472/2014

Accused of being a “Motard”

Concerning Mr. M.N vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7, 13 and 14 of CCPR. The author is born in Afghanistan, and he worked for the Company International Management service (IMS) as a translator, since he is English speaking. His first assignment was to be a translator for the Australian Military forces, and […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2458/2014

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

Reporting Taliban’s presence case

Concerning Mr. S.Z.H vs Denmark for violation of article 6 or 7,13,18 and 26 of CCPR. The author is an Afghan who fears being killed by the Taliban if returned. The author had been given the task of reporting the Taliban’s presence in his local area. When the Taliban discovered that the author was working […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2421/2014

Homosexuality Case

Concerning Mr. N.P vs Denmark for violation of article 7 of CCPR. The author was born in Kathmandu in Nepal, and he is Hindu. The author is an orphan and does not know whether his family is alive. He is a homosexual, and he fears imprisonment and torture/inhumane treatment on return to Nepal, as it […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2188/2012

Baadi and Hawaadle clans

Concerning Mr. M.A.A vs denmark violation of CAT article 3. The applicant is a somali national, born January 11 1985. He was part of the Baadi-clan, a minority clan in Somalia. A conflict erupted between his and the Hawaadle clan, who are closely related to al-Shabaab, due to some animals being stolen. The applicant was […]

CAT 2074/2011

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

Almighty God case

Concerning Mr. C.Y vs. Denmark violation of CAT article 3. The Chinese applicant belonged to a Christian organization named The Almighty God. The members met often and held church services. In 2007, the Chinese government labelled the organization as being against the communist party and against the government. The government started arresting the members, and […]

CAT 647/2014

Palestinian with PTSD case

Concerning Mr. J.S.K.N vs. Denmark violation of CCPR article 26. The author is a stateless Palestinian born in Lebanon. In 1991, he came to Denmark and got a residence permit. In 2002, his residence as a refugee was made permanent. The author has now lived the main part of his life in Denmark, and as […]

Human Rights
CCPR 2754/2016