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ECHR: Complaints concerning conditions in a temporary tent camp on Metz’s Avenue de Blida in 2014 declared inadmissible by the Court

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Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights [ECtHR], B.L. and others v France, 48104/14, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2019:1203DEC004810414, 03 December 2019. Link redirects to the English summary in the EUAA Case Law Database.
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In its decision in the case of B.L. and Others v. France (application no. 48104/14) the European Court of Human Rights has unanimously declared the application inadmissible. The case concerned asylum-seekers housed in a tent camp in Metz, who complained about the poor conditions in which they were accommodated. Noting, firstly, that certain applicants (nos. 2 to 23) had not maintained contact with their lawyer and had failed to keep him informed of their place of residence or to provide him with any other means of contacting them, the Court considered that they had lost interest in the proceedings and no longer intended to pursue their application. With regard to the applicant E.G., she had been accommodated, according to her submissions, in the tent camp on Avenue de Blida from 20 March 2014 to 18 July 2014. However, she had not provided the Court with any specific information concerning her actual living conditions during that period. She had also failed to show that she had been unable to meet her basic needs. Lastly, she had been allocated housing from 18 July 2014, and had not lacked any prospect of her situation improving. Her allegation of ill-treatment was therefore dismissed. The decision is final.

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