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Dutch-Australian 'Hague case' reveals flaws in international treatment of domestic violence

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A custody battle between a Dutch mother and domestic violence survivor and her Australian husband demonstrates flaws in the longstanding Hague Convention on International Child Abduction.

In a recent decision by the Family Court in Brisbane a Dutch national is allowed to relocate back to the Netherlands with her two-year-old daughter. This is the conclusion of a lengthy international court battle that began in the Netherlands in 2017.

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