The Netherlands

Visit to the Netherlands

The Netherlands should improve protection of the rights of asylum seekers, migrants and children

23/05/2014 Strasbourg
"The Dutch authorities should stop automatic detention of asylum seekers arriving at Dutch international (air)ports from non-Schengen countries. In particular, children and their families do not belong there" said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the end of a three-day visit to the Netherlands, which included a visit to Schiphol airport’s migrant...

Report on visit to the Netherlands

Report by the Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, on his visit to the Netherlands (21-25 September 2008) CommDH(2009)2 / 11 March 2009