Elina Nieminen


Elina Nieminen is a university instructor at Tampere University. She is writing her PhD on irregular migrants. Her research interests include irregular or undocumented migrants, European Convention on Human Rights and vulnerable groups.

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N.A. v. Finland – On the quality of the national authorities’ risk assessment and what the authorities should learn from the case

  On 14 November 2019, the European Court of Human Rights delivered a judgement in the case N.A. v. Finland (application no. 25244/18). The ECtHR found that Finland had violated Articles 2 and 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights when assessing an Iraqi man’s asylum application. Having exhausted all domestic remedies, the applicant’s father, an…

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