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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