Interim Measures in Torture case

The UN Committee Against Torture on 22 December 2015 published its opinion with regard to Communication No. 580/2014 (F.K. vs. Denmark), stating amongst other that- “8. In the light of the above, the Committee, acting under article 22 (7) of the Convention, is of the view that the State party has an obligation, in accordance […]

CAT 743/2016

Ethnic and political persecution of Kurdish man in Turkey

Concerning F. K. vs. Denmark for violation of articles 3 and 12 of CAT. The Committee Against Torture found that Denmark had violated CAT articles 3, 12 and 16, with regard to forcibly returning the complainant to Turkey, and also inhumane treatment during his detention in a Danish prison camp for asylum seekers. The author […]

  • Decision: 22. December 2015
CAT 580/2014

Kurdistan Liberation Party case

Concerning N.A vs Denmark for violation of articles 3 of CAT.   Since 1982, the applicant has been called yearly to perform military service, but he has not responded to the calls. He was a member of the Kurdistan Liberation Party (PRK). In 1982, a number of party members were arrested and provided the police […]

  • Decision: 20. June 2014
CAT 466/2011