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France: Decision of the Tribunal Administratif de Nantes following refusal to register family reunification request


On 23 March 2020, the Tribunal Administratif de Nantes published its decision in case No. 2001918 concerning the refusal of the French consulate in Athens to register a family reunification request of a separated Afghan family.

M.N. and Others v. Belgium: Grand Chamber finds case inadmissible


On 5 May 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights published its decision declaring the case of M.N and Others v Belgium (Application No. 3599/18) to be inadmissible.

Italy: Ministry of Foreign Affairs ordered to release IOM’s financial reports for projects financed by the Italian Government in Libya


On 13 May 2020, the Italian Supreme Administrative Court published its decision following the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ refusal to grant ASGI (Associazione Studi Giuridici Immigrazione) access to the IOM Annual and Financial projects in Libya funded by the Italian government.

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