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Case Law

Case Law

This section provides an overview of case law on trafficking in human beings. It will be regularly updated with case law from EU Member States.

Case Law

  1. F.A. v. the United Kingdom (no. 20658/11)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    ​ 10 September 2013 (decision on the admissibility)   The applicant, a Ghanaian national, alleged that she had been trafficked to the United Kingdom and forced into prostitution. She complained in particular that her removal to Ghana would put her at risk ...Read More

  2. J. and Others v. Austria (no. 58216/12)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    17 January 2017   This case concerned the Austrian authorities’ investigation into an allegation of human trafficking. The applicants, two Filipino nationals, who had gone to work as maids or au pairs the United Arab Emirates, alleged that their employers ...Read More

  3. Chowdury and Others v. Greece

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    30 March 2017   The applicants – 42 Bangladeshi nationals – were recruited in Athens and other parts of Greece between the end of 2012 and early 2013, without a Greek work permit, to work at the main strawberry farm in Manolada. Their employers failed to ...Read More

  4. T.I. and Others v. Greece (no. 40311/10)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    Application communicated to the Greek Government on 6 September 2016   Recognised as victims of human trafficking, the applicants, three Russian nationals, complain in particular of the Greek State’s failure to discharge its obligations to penalise and pr ...Read More

  5. L.R. v. the United Kingdom (no. 49113/09)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    14 June 2011 (strike-out decision)   The applicant claimed that she had been trafficked to the United Kingdom from Italy by an Albanian man who forced her into prostitution in a night club collecting all the money which that brought. She escaped and start ...Read More

  6. D.H. v. Finland (no. 30815/09)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

      28 June 2011 (strike-out decision)   The applicant, a Somali national born in 1992, arrived by boat in Italy in November 2007. He was running away from Mogadishu where he claimed he had been forced to join the army after the collapse of the country’s ad ...Read More

  7. O.G.O. v. the United Kingdom (no. 13950/12)

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    18 February 2014 (strike-out decision)   The applicant, a Nigerian national, who claimed to be a victim of human trafficking, complained that her expulsion to Nigeria would expose her to a real risk of re-trafficking.   The Court decided to strike the app ...Read More

  8. Kaya v. Germany

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    28 June 2007 (decision on the admissibility)   The applicant, a Turkish national who had lived in Germany for some 30 years, was convicted in 1999 for, among other things, attempted aggravated trafficking in human beings and aggravated battery. He was exp ...Read More

  9. Tas v. Belgium

    Publication date: 09.06.2017

    12 May 2009 (decision on the admissibility)   This case concerned the confiscation of premises used in connection with offence linked to human trafficking and exploiting vulnerable aliens. The applicant relied in particular on Article 1 (protection of pro ...Read More

  10. G & H v Upper Tribunal & SSHD

    Publication date: 16.02.2016

    Country: England and Wales Court: High Court (Administrative Court) Sentenced date: 22/05/2015 Purpose of exploitation: Sexual exploitation   Nigerian national, FGM victim, had been trafficked for sexual exploitation from Nigeria to a different country (t ...Read More

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