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The Refworld legal collection has been designed primarily as a tool for disseminating and promoting (international) law relating to refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

UNHCR staff, refugee lawyers, all those involved with refugee-status determination within Governments, and others concerned with the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, can find a wealth of relevant documents in the collection. Included in the collection is a unique jurisprudence collection, covering more than 40 national jurisdictions, and a vast amount of international judgments and decisions from the United Nations, the European Court of Human Rights and other international and regional courts. A comprehensive collection of international instruments relating to refugees and human rights, with the most recent lists of States Parties to key conventions, is also available. The legislation collection, contains national and international legislation relevant in assessing asylum claims and is the largest collection of its kind. Finally, Refworld contains many special agreements, such as memoranda of understanding, host-country agreements and voluntary repatriation agreements.

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A.I. c. Suisse

http://www.asylumlawdatabase.eu/en/content/ecthr-na-v-switzerland-no-5036414-ai-v-switzerland-no-2337815-articles-2-and-3-30-may-2017

30 May 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Expulsion - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Refoulement - Right to life | Countries: Sudan - Switzerland

N.A. c. Suisse

http://www.asylumlawdatabase.eu/en/content/ecthr-na-v-switzerland-no-5036414-ai-v-switzerland-no-2337815-articles-2-and-3-30-may-2017

30 May 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Expulsion - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Refoulement - Right to life | Countries: Sudan - Switzerland

AATA Case No. 1607767

30 May 2017 | Judicial Body: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Hazara - Non-refoulement - Refoulement - Religious discrimination - Shia | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Uzbekistan: Decree No. DP-5060 of 29 May 2017 on the Approval of the Regulation on the Procedure for Granting Political Asylum in the Republic of Uzbekistan

29 May 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Security Council resolution 2355 (2017) [on authorization to the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 August 2017]

26 May 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2354 (2017) [on implementation of the Comprehensive International Framework to Counter Terrorist Narratives]

24 May 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2353 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 31 May 2018 and extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan until 30 June 2018]

24 May 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

S.G. v. Greece

18 May 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Reception | Countries: Greece - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston: Mossa Ouhrami

18 May 2017 | Judicial Body: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 2008 Returns Directive (EU) | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Illegal entry - Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants | Countries: Algeria - Netherlands

UNHCR-Analyse des Entwurfs für das Fremdenrechtsänderungsgesetz 2017 Teil II

18 May 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

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