Seeking Refuge Archives - RightsInfo

Human rights meant that female genital mutilation was recognised as torture, people fleeing persecution can find refuge and modern slavery was finally made illegal in the UK.

What Have Human rights done for Seeking Refuge?

Seeking Refuge

No-one should endure inhuman or degrading treatment

Related European Convention Articles

The conditions faced by asylum seekers in Greece were deemed tantamount to “inhuman or degrading treatment,” and Greece and Belgium were both found to be in violation of the ECHR. The appellant’s detention and living conditions while in Greece meant that both Greece and Belgium were in violation if a deportation were to be enforced.

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