Homophobia case

Concerning A. S. vs. Denmark for violation of CEDAW. The following case has been decided. The Committee has decided that the communication is inadmissible. Entering Denmark on July 22 2012, the author applied for asylum. The author informed the Danish police, that she was a lesbian and she had to flee Uganda because some local […]

  • Decision: 26 February 2018
CEDAW 80/2015

Father wanted daughter circumcised

Concerning Ms. M.N.N vs Denmark for violations of articles 1, 2 (c), 2 (d) and 3 of CEDAW. The author’s father left her mother when the latter was pregnant and the author lived with her mother in Natete until the age of 9 years. Since then the father kept finding the author’s whereabouts and tried […]

  • Decision: 15. August 2013
CEDAW 33/2011

Right to family life

Concerning J.R.B vs Denmark for violation of articles 7, 17 and 23 of CCPR. The author served as an officer in the Ugandan army during the rule of Idi Amin. The author had been detained and tortured which made him flee to Denmark where he was granted asylum and then issues a permanent residence permit. […]

  • Decision: 9. December 2004
Human Rights
CCPR 1222/2003