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Communicated cases against Norway (Application No. 569/20) and Hungary (Application No. 10940/17)

Friday, April 3, 2020
  • Alleleh and Others v Norway (Application No. 569/20): The first applicant, Ms Alleleh, is a Djibouti national. The other applicants, her partner and 4 children, are Norwegian nationals. The first applicant applied for asylum in Norway in 2001 under the pretext of being a Somali national. Her request was rejected and she later married the second applicant in 2004.

Asady and Others v Slovakia: Removal of Afghan nationals did not amount to collective expulsion

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

On 24 March 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published its judgment in the case of Asady and Others v Slovakia (Application No. 24917/15) concerning the removal of Afghan nationals from Slovakia to Ukraine.

Bilalova and Others v. Poland: Detention of child applicants violated Article 5 ECHR

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

On 25 March 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published its judgment in the case of Bilalova and Others v Poland (Application No. 23685/14) concerning the detention of a woman and her five children.

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The European Database of Asylum Law (EDAL) is an online database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and a compilation of summaries of refugee and asylum case law from the courts of 22 European states, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The summaries are published in English and in the relevant state’s national language.

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