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AA (Non-Arab Darfuris - Relocation) Sudan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

HGMO (Relocation to Khartoum) Sudan CG [2006] UKAIT 00062 is no longer to be followed, save in respect of the guidance summarised at (2) and (6) of the headnote to that case.

18 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Darfuri - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) | Countries: Sudan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SB (Risk on Return - Illegal Exit) Iran v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

This case replaces AD (Risk - Illegal Departure) Iran CG [2003] UKIAT 00107. The conclusions of the Tribunal were endorsed by the Upper Tribunal in the country guidance case of BA (Demonstrators in Britain – risk on return) Iran CG [2011] UKUT 36 (IAC).

16 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Elections - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Opposition - Persecution based on political opinion - Prison or detention conditions - Prosecution vs persecution - Returnees - Unlawful departure | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SL & HA (Ethiopia - Work Permits - Restrictions) Ethiopia v. Entry Clearance Officer, Addis Ababa

16 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Family reunification - Pre-entry procedures - Refugees - Right to family life | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TK (Tamils - LP Updated) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Procession House on 27 & 28 October 2009. The risk categories identified in LP (LTTE area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076 and approved by the European Court of Human Rights in NA v. United Kingdom, App. no. 25904/07, remain valid.

11 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Combatants / Former combatants - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Rejected asylum-seekers - Right to family life - Single heads of household - Tamil - Unlawful departure | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

ZQ (Serving Soldier) Iraq v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Birmingham, 10 June 2008 and Field House, 23 January 2009. NH (Iraq-Yazidis) Iraq CG [2004] UKIAT 00306 is no longer to be followed.

2 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Combatants / Former combatants - Country of origin information (COI) - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Right to life - Security situation - War crimes - Yazīdī | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SA (Long Residence Concession) Bangladesh v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

26 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Residence permits / Residency - Right to family life - Visas | Countries: Bangladesh - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

PO (Trafficked Women) Nigeria v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 6 November 2008, 7 January 2009 and on 13 January 2009. The decision was subsequently appealed before the Court of Appeal (England and Wales): PO (Nigeria) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 132.

23 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Right to family life - Social group persecution - State protection - Trafficking in persons - Women-at-risk | Countries: Nigeria - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

NM (Christian Converts) Afghanistan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

This decision replaces AR (Christians - risk in Kabul) Afghanistan [2005] UKAIT 00035 only in so far as it deals with Muslims who have converted to Christianity. The case summary in English has been prepared in the framework of the Knowledge-Based Harmonisation of European Asylum Practices Project (2010-2012), co-financed by the European Refugee Fund.

13 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Evangelical - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

GW (EEA Reg 21: 'Fundamental Interests') Netherlands v. an Immigration Officer (Heathrow)

Heard at Procession House on 12 October 2009.

20 October 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Exclusion clauses - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Visas | Countries: Netherlands - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

GS (Article 15(c): Indiscriminate Violence) Afghanistan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Procession House on 22 and 23 July 2009. The determination supersedes the country guidance in GS (Existence of Internal Armed Conflict) Afghanistan CG [2009] UKAIT 00010.

19 October 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - Country of origin information (COI) - EU Qualification Directive - Internal armed conflict - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Rejected asylum-seekers - Security situation | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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