A group of fifty asylum seekers who have exhausted all their legal remedies have perched themselves in a tent camp along the Notweg in Osdorp, Amsterdam New-West. These are people who have been denied a legal stay in the Netherlands but who, for various reasons, are also unable to return to their country of origin. They are in a legal no man's land. By setting up the tent camp, these people want to draw attention to their position within the Dutch society. This is a position without any rights: they have no right to shelter, medical care, or even the most basic necessities of life.

Lawyer Ursula Weitzel is representing the group of people who are relying on the right of manifestation to give expression to their hopeless situation.

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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.