17-Year-Old Asylum Seeker Imprisoned, Despite Int’l Law And Child Protective Services

Paul Fontaine - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Icelandic authorities arrested and held in custody a 17-year old asylum seeker who was carrying a false passport.  According to Icelandic law, unaccompanied asylum seekers below the age of 18 fall under the care of Child Protective Services.