Skip to comments.Danish government left information out of UN response over FGM asylum case
Posted on 08/23/2018 8:52:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
In a response to the UN, the government failed to include information regarding its practice in asylum cases involving female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia.
Although the countrys refugee agency Flygtningenævnet, which is part of the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, wished to submit the information, a section relating to FGM was removed, making the response less controversial, according to a report by newspaper Information.
The decision to remove such information was taken by the ministry in consultation with the Ministry of Justices section for state and human rights (Stats-og Menneskeretskontor), according to the report.
Information reports that public documents to which it has gained access show correspondence between the refugee agency and justice ministry confirming the decision.
Denmark was in January criticized by the UNs Committee on the Rights of the Child (OHCHR) for refusing asylum to a Somali woman and her infant daughter who risked FGM if they were returned to the northeast African country.
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Import Third World.
Become Third World.
Well, since they’re shooting for second world, what better way to get there?
Sounds like the opposite: They are refusing asylum to the third worlders, even though those may be harmed at home.
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