International

DECISIONS

CEDAW

UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Communication no. 33/2011 og 35/2011

The Committee determines that CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) has extraterritorial application.

CAT

UN Convention against Torture, Communication 464/2011. (7 February 2013) 

The Committee against Torture made a ruling saying that Denmark violates the Torture Convention by denying a medical torture examination and by deporting the asylum seeker to Afghanistan.

DISCONTINUED (asylum)

UN Committee against Torture Case No. 409/2009 and 460/2011

The committee stopped expulsion of clients from respectively. Syria and Eritrea. Both cases are then resumed the The Refugee Board and the applicants are granted asylum. See coverage in the press

PENDING

UN Women’s Committee communication no. 80/2015

The applicant was refused asylum as her homosexuality was disputed by the Danish authorities. The Committee is considering the case and has stopped the deportation of the client to Uganda. Denmark have been asked to give a reply within 6 months.