Netherlands / District Court The Hague / 10/41119, 10/42525, 10/42526 Refusal to grant asylum

Key facts of the case:

An Afghan family, including a girl aged 14 and a boy aged 16, who have been in The Netherlands for 10 years have failed to seek asylum and have to leave The Netherlands.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences or implications of the case:

The court:

Declares the decision to refuse asylum invalid and orders the minister to take a new decision with consideration of the verdict.

The minister is prohibited to deport the family.

Orders the minister to repay (several) costs to the plaintiffs.