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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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Shah, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

4 July 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Mohammadi v. Austria

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

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)8 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Malta

2 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Erius Alliu v. Holder, Attorney General

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

Ali Shah v. Holder, Attorney General

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

Matter of P-S-H-

1 July 2014 | Publisher: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 1310946

1 July 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Cruz Alberto Garcia v. Holder, Attorney General

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

Rwanda: Law No. 13 ter/2014 of 21/05/2014 relating to refugees

30 June 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Los Santos et de la Cruz c. Grèce

27 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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