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Kashif Ahmad v. Denmark

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Kashif Ahmad v. Denmark

 

(Communication No. 16/1999) UN Doc. CERD/C/56/D/16/1999

Subject:

Article 6 – states parties shall assure effective remedies:

A Danish citizen of Pakistani origin was the subject of a public racist insult in high school. The State authorities failed to investigate properly or prosecute the complaint and the complainant never obtained an apology or sufficient satisfaction or reparation.

Conclusion:

Violation of Article 6: CERD held that the complainant was denied effective protection against racial discrimination and an effective remedy.

(Paragraphs 6.4, 7, 8, 9)

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