UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC), Geneva

Comm. No. 4/2016

01.02.2019 / D.D. v. Spain / Unaccompanied child, a 15 years’ old Malian citizen, climbed the border fences separating the Spanish enclave Melilla from Morocco / Upon setting foot on the ground, he was arrested by the Spanish Civil Guard and handed over to the Moroccan forces and summarily deported to Morocco / Violation of the obligation to conduct an initial assessment prior to any removal

39 HRLJ 63 (2019)