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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.P.J. v. Denmark

26 April 2017 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Freedom of expression - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) | Countries: Denmark - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Krasniqi v. Austria

25 April 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): Complementary forms of protection - Criminal justice - Expulsion - National security / Public order - Right to family life | Countries: Austria - Serbia

Trial of Dr. Serdar Küni: Statement of International Delegation of Trial Monitors

25 April 2017 | Publisher: REDRESS | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Y.A.A. and F.H.M. v. Denmark

Advance unedited version

21 April 2017 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Countries: Denmark

UNHCR intervention before the Swedish Migration Court of Appeal in case number UM 8384-16

21 April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Maldivian Citizenship Act

20 April 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Security Council resolution 2350 (2017) [on final extension of the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 Oct. 2017 and establishment of the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH)]

13 April 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Raziyeh Rezaifar v. Denmark

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10 April 2017 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Domestic violence - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Residence permits / Residency | Countries: Denmark - Iran, Islamic Republic of - Italy

Law No. 18 of 2017

9 April 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Refugee Status Eligibility Regulations, 2017

7 April 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

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