Medical Reports in Subsequent Asylum Applications: international law

This expert advice addresses the question whether Dutch law regarding subsequent asylum procedures and in particular the fact that medical reports are not considered new facts in subsequent asylum procedures is in compliance with international law. It will do so by examining the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the views of the Committee against torture ComAT) and the Human Rights Committee (HRC). The focus will be on the role of medical reports as evidence in asylum cases and requirements with regard to time limits and the scope and intensity of judicial review.

Expert opinion medical evidence in subsequent procedures international final version

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