The UN special envoy must be appointed to tackle the “global crisis” of statelessness which has led to people in the UK and across the world being denied their basic human rights, a charity has urged.
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.
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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.