ICCPR Case Digest

CCPR/C/121/D/2770/2016

Submission: 2016.05.27

View Adopted: 2017.11.07

O.A v. Denmark

Substantive Issues
  • Non-refoulement
  • Rights of the child
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 24
  • Article 7
Full Text

Merits

the Committee considers that [...] the removal of the author to Greece would amount to a violation of articles 7 and 24 of the Covenant, read alone and in conjunction with each other.

Recommendations

The State party is required to, inter alia: 

  • Proceed to a review of the claim of the author, taking into account the State party’s obligations under the Covenant
  • To refrain from expelling the author to Greece while his request for asylum is being reconsidered

Implementation

the Committee wishes to receive from the State party, within 180 days, information about the measures taken to give effect to the Committee’s Views.

 

DATE: 27 NOVEMBRE 2016

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