Petition No 0635/2019 by W. A. (Occupied Palestinian Territory) on poor detention conditions of children at Sjælsmark Centre in Denmark  
Petition data  

0635/2019

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

Country: Denmark

Petitioner data  

Name: W. A.

Petition Summary  

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.