Netherlands: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: First session of the HRC UPR Working Group 7-18 April 2008
In this submission, Amnesty International provides information under sections B, C and D (as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review). This includes concerns over shortcomings in the ratification of international human rights standards, and reporting to the UN treaty bodies. The organization is also concerned in the context of counter-terrorism, asylum procedures, refoulement, discrimination and conditions of detention of irregular migrants. Amnesty International makes a number of recommendations in the areas of concerns listed.