Communicated case: A.M. v. Austria (no. 32830/15), communicated on 6 November 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016

On 6 November 2016, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case A.M. v. Austria (no. 32830/15), which relates to the Dublin transfer of a Somali national, who was granted subsidiary protection in Italy, from Austria to Netherlands. The applicant’s wife and child live in Austria.
The applicant submitted an application to the ECtHR complaining that the rejection of his application for international protection based on the Dublin II Regulation is in violation of Article 8 ECHR. Referring to the different treatment of pre-flight spouses and post-flight spouses with regard to family reunification under the Asylum Act, the applicant further complains that he suffered discrimination on the ground of his status as a post-flight spouse in violation of Article 14 ECHR in conjunction with Article 8 ECHR.

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Dublin Transfer
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