Maarten den Heijer
His research themes include international and European asylum and immigration law, human rights and state responsibility.
Maarten holds degrees in Law and Political Science from the University of Leiden, where he also received his Ph.D. He is a member of the Standing Committee of Experts on International Immigration, Refugee and Criminal law and contributor to the Dutch Journal for Human Rights (NJCM-Bulletin). He previously worked as policy officer for the Dutch Refugee Council and as legislative lawyer for the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.
Blogposts by Maarten den Heijer
- Transfer of vulnerable asylum seeker to Italy not in violation of ECHR
- Prisoner transfer agreements – reverse refoulement?
- Judgment on repayment of foreign currency savings by successor states of former Yugoslavia
- Europe’s torture watchdog on shared responsibility of Belgium and the Netherlands for Tilburg prison
- ‘Left to die’ boat reveals collective failure to rescue migrants at sea
- Who’s responsible for protecting terrorist suspects?
Publications by Maarten den Heijer
- Procedural Aspects of Shared Responsibility in the European Court of Human Rights
- Issues of Shared Responsibility before the European Court of Human Rights