Requirements for the economic minimum subsistence level at the location of a domestic flight alternative

The First Senate of the Federal Administrative Court has clarified the requirements of the economic subsistence minimum at the place of internal protection in its ruling of 18 February 2021 (Ref.: BVerwG 1 C 4.20).

According to this, a foreigner who is threatened with persecution or serious harm in a part of his or her country of origin can be expected to settle in a safe part of the country that is accessible to him or her in terms of material subsistence conditions if his or her economic subsistence minimum is guaranteed there without violating Art. 3 ECHR. This applies in any case if the in the country of origin are at a low level.