The State's obligations to accommodate unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors

05 July 2019

Natasha Jackson looks at the forthcoming decision of the European Court in Haqbin (Case C-233/18) on the the eviction of unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors from accommodation and the interpretation of Article 20 of the Reception Conditions Directive.

The article is prompted by the case of a young boy from Afghanistan that she became familiar with when volunteering at the Refugee Legal Support (RLS) clinic in Athens last month. The vulnerable 17-year-old was evicted from his shelter accommodation and made homeless for breaking his curfew.

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