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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.D. and Others v. Turkey

22 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2166 (2014) [on the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine]

21 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Myanmar: News Media Law

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

X v. the State Secretary for Security and Justice

18 July 2014 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Document type: Case Law

Wildon Manfredo Aquino Cordova v. Holder, Attorney General

18 July 2014 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit | Document type: Case Law

Kim v. Russia

17 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Mohammad Ferooz Qurbani

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Kadirzhanov and Mamashev v. Russia

17 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Adala Bero v. Regierungspräsidium Kassel and Ettayebi Bouzalmate v. Kreisverwaltung Kleve

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Thi Ly Pham v Stadt Schweinfurt, Amt für Meldewesen und Statistik

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

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