The Dutch government is allowed under law, not to provide aid, such as food and shelter, to rejected asylum-seekers who refuse to repatriate.

A Dutch high court on Thursday upheld the government policy of withholding food and shelter to rejected asylum-seekers. According to Reuters news agency, the Raad van State or Council of State, acknowledged that the new policy of the right-centre Prime Minister Mark Rutte does not contravene the European Convention on Human Rights.

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