Czech Helsinki Committee to file complaint over Norwegian childcare case

23-01-2015

The human rights NGO, the Czech Helsinki Committee, wants to file a complaint with international children rights organisations over the steps taken by the Norwegian authorities in the case of two Czech children who were taken from their parent’s care and each was placed with different foster parents. The Norwegian authorities took the step on suspicion the children were being sexually abused, although the case was later dropped by the police. The Czech Helsinki Committee argues that the decisions made were in violation of the children’s basic rights.