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E. I. F. v. The Netherlands

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E. I. F. v. The Netherlands


(Communication No.15/1999), UN Doc. CERD/C/58/D/15/1999 (2001)


Article 1 (1) – Racial discrimination:

The author, a citizen of the Netherlands of Surinamese origin, claims to have been discharged from the Netherlands Police Academy on racial grounds.


No violation of Article 1 (1): According to CERD it does not appear from the information received that the decision to terminate the author’s participation in the Police Academy was the result of discrimination on racial grounds.

(Paragraphs 6.2, 7)

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