Summary title: Petition No 0635/2019 by W. A. (Occupied Palestinian Territory) on poor detention conditions of children at Sjælsmark Centre in Denmark
Petition number: 0635/2019
Topics: Fundamental Rights, Immigration, Asylum
Name: W. A.
The petitioner denounces the deplorable detention conditions of children at the centre for rejected asylum seekers in Sjælsmark (Denmark). He claims that such a centre contravenes the principle of the best interests of the child and represents a serious risk for children’s mental and physical health. The petitioner refers to reports from the Red Cross and the Ombudsman indicating that children at Sjælsmark live under very difficult conditions.