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Kanagaratnam v. Belgium, Application No. 15297/09, Judgment of 13 December 2011

This decision concerns the detention of four Sri Lankan asylum seekers of Tamil origin, a woman and her three children (aged 13, 11 and 8 respectively at the time of the events), for almost four months in a closed transit centre, with a view to their deportation after the Belgian authorities refused them entry and while their return was pending. The court found a violation of Article 3 (for the three children) and Article 5 § 1 (for all applicants).

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