Illegal children born outside marriage

Concerning X.C. and L.G. vs. Denmark for violation of articles 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 of CRC. The authors, born 2014, and 2015, are Chinese nationals, both born in Denmark. The authors’ mother W.M.C. entered Denmark in 2012. The mother sought asylum in Denmark on the grounds that she feared being forced to have […]

  • Decision: 28 September 2020
CRC 31/2017

Pro-democracy movement in China

Concerning the author C.L. and his minor son Z.L. vs Denmark for violation of articles 6, 7 and 18 of CCPR. The author entered Denmark in 2012 and applied for asylum. He fears being arrested, potentially sentenced to life imprisonment or the death penalty, and subjected to renewed torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading […]

  • Decision: 26 March 2018
Human Rights
CCPR 2753/2016

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 […]

  • Decision: 25 March 2021
Human Rights
CCPR 2781/2016

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

Falun Gong case

Concerning Ms. J.D vs Denmark for violation of articles 2, 6, 7, 14, 18, 26 and 27 of CCPR. The author is subject to religious persecution and detention as a member of Falun Gong (a religion which is illegal in China). She was imprisoned several times and then at a mental hospital until 2007. During […]

  • Decision: 26 October 2016
Human Rights
CCPR 2204/2012

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

Chinese torture case

The complainant is a Chinese national born on 8 May 1953. In 2005, he was working as a taxi driver and transported a passenger, whom the Chinese authorities suspected of being a Uighur terrorist. Soon afterwards, despite the fact that the complainant was not personally acquainted with the passenger, he was arrested by the police, […]

  • Decision: 12. October 2015
CAT 555/2013

Violence and forced prostitution

Concerning Y.W. vs. Denmark for violation of articles 1, 2, 3, 12 and 15 of CEDAW. The author, a Chinese national born in 1967, left China for more than 8 years ago due to her spouse who was lending a great amount of money from criminals due to his gambling issue. This resulted in the […]

  • Decision: 13. April 2015
CEDAW 51/2013

Separated from child and forbidden to display religious items

Concerning Y.C. vs Denmark for violation of articles 1, 2, 3 and 5 of CEDAW. The author is a Chinese national born in 1974. She claims that, the father of her child left with their son and that the father hit her on six occasions during an argument when she wanted to see the child. […]

  • Decision: 24. October 2014
CEDAW 59/2013