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Danish National Court rules mass arrest to be illegal!
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Danish National Court rules mass arrest to be illegal!

donderdag 26 januari 2012 00:41
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January 25th, 2012

Danish National Court rules mass arrest to be illegal!

The Danish police broke the law when they detained thousands of climate protesters on December the 12th and four other dates during the COP15 in Copenhagen. The National Court of Denmark confirms the ruling of the City Court of Copenhagen and declares all five mass-arrests during the COP15 illegal .

In addition the court ruled that article of the European human rights convention was violated on December the 12th as the police degraded and mistreatted the arestees. Thus compensation of up to 9000 Danish Kroner should still be awarded to the ones who filed complaints in due time. All in all the Danish police will be handing out compensations in the millions.

Anyone who were preemptively arrested during the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in 2009, but never complained, should contact the Danish legal group RUSK. Then there might be a possibility to get compensation as well, even though you were not part of the lawsuit. Email (please specify name, address, nationality, and date, place and time of the arrest).

Bron :

////Climate Collective – Copenhagen

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