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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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Abuse of Detainees in Russia: Article 3 ECHR, October 2012 - August 2014

May 2015 | Publisher: Open Society Institute (OSI) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

AB and Others (internet activity – state of evidence)

30 April 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Federal Administrative Court, Decision of 30 April 2015, 2 BvR 746/15

30 April 2015 | Publisher: Germany: Bundesverfassungsgericht | Document type: Case Law

Maydai Hernandez-Avalos v. Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General

30 April 2015 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit | Document type: Case Law

BQ (Pakistan)

29 April 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2217 (2015) [on the extension of the the mandate of UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 30 April 2016]

28 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2218 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until until 30 Apr. 2016]

28 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2219 (2015) [on modification and renewal of sanctions against Côte d'Ivoire until 30 Apr. 2016 and on extension of the mandate of the UN Group of Experts until 30 May 2016]

28 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AH (Turkey)

28 April 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Arrêt n° 144 188

27 April 2015 | Publisher: Belgium: Conseil du Contentieux des Etrangers | Document type: Case Law

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