Detention in the EU, can the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU provide additional safeguards?

Friday, January 10, 2014

With the adoption of the new EU asylum acquis, many changes will be made to the Common European Asylum System. Some of the provisions will improve protection standards and safeguards for those who are in need of international protection, nevertheless, it has also brought about some very contentious changes; now for the first time at EU level, EU legislation specifically provides for the detention...

The Dublin system and the Right to an Effective Remedy– The case of C-394/12 Abdullahi

Friday, December 13, 2013

This article is to be read in conjunction with the EDAL case summary.


On 10 December 2013 the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a preliminary reference ruling in case C-394/12 Abdullahi concerning the scope of Dublin appeals in situations where a Member State has agreed to take charge of an applicant for asylum under Art. 10(1)...