Your fundamental rights are protected by international treaties and the Dutch Constitution. You can invoke these rights in a Dutch court and/or in international courts. Through legal action you can ask a court to prohibit a breach of your rights or claim compensation if that breach has already taken place. Fundamental rights cover the following rights and situations:

  • Protection of victims of war
  • Prohibition of discrimination
  • Freedom of religion
  • Unlawful release of information
  • Unlawful deportation or extradition
  • Freedom of expression
  • Right to privacy
  • Right to protest
  • Due process rights
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to a clean living environment
  • Right to information
  • Animal rights
  • Activism

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Prakken d'Oliveira, formerly known as Böhler, is a law firm with expertise and experience in asylum and immigration law, European law, administrative law, international criminal law and human rights. Our lawyers provide advice and conduct procedures before the Dutch Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND), the Dutch Review Committee on the Intelligence and Security Services (CTIVD), the District- and Appeals courts, the Administrative Law Division of the Dutch Council of State, the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ), the Human Rights Treaty Bodies of the United Nations (UN), the International Criminal Court (ICC), and other international tribunals.