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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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M.O. v. Switzerland

20 June 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): Credibility assessment - Exhaustion of domestic remedies - Expulsion - Forced labour - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Countries: Eritrea - Switzerland

M.M. and Others v. The Netherlands

Linked applications: 26268/09, 33314/09 and 53926/09

19 June 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): Decision on admissibility - Effective remedy - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Right to family life - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Afghanistan - Netherlands

UNHCR Observations on the draft Law Proposal for an Act on the Promotion of Immigrant Integration

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

Medienmitteilung: Ungarn - Das Bundesverwaltungsgericht entscheidet über Dublin-Verfahren mit Überstellung nach Ungarn

9 June 2017 | Publisher: Switzerland: Tribunal administratif fédéral | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

M.M. c. Bulgarie

8 June 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): Deportation / Forcible return - Immigration Detention - National security / Public order - Right to liberty and security - Statelessness | Countries: Bulgaria - Palestine, State of

Inspection of Asylum Casework of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, Asylum Aid response – 8th June 2017

8 June 2017 | Publisher: Asylum Aid | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

N.V.H. v Minister for Justice & Equality

7 June 2017 | Judicial Body: Ireland: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Ireland

Security Council resolution 2356 (2017) [on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and condemning the nuclear weapons and ballistic missile development activities conducted since 9 Sept. 2016]

2 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

2 June 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

A. (République démocratique du Congo) c. Secrétariat d'Etat aux migrations (SEM)

31 May 2017 | Judicial Body: Switzerland: Tribunal administratif fédéral | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Refugee / Asylum law - Refugees - Safe third country | Countries: Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Hungary - Switzerland

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