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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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Khamis and Ors v State Government of Negeri Sembilan and Ors

7 November 2014 | Publisher: Malaysia: Court of Appeal | Document type: Case Law

Sophie Mukarubega c. Préfet de police, Préfet de la Seine-Saint-Denis

5 November 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Tarakhel v. Switzerland

4 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Myanmar: Printing and Publishing Law

November 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Febles v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

30 October 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

C.C. -v- Refugee Appeals Tribunal & Ors

28 October 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2182 (2014) [on the renewal of the provisions of para. 2 of resolution 2142 (2014) until 30 Oct. 2015 concerning the arms embargo on Somalia and on extension of the manadate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 30 Nov. 2015]

24 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Sharifi et autres c. Italie et Grèce

21 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Aliev v. Turkey

21 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Musaev v. Turkey

21 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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