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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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RRT Case No. 1411886

27 April 2015 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Subdelegación del Gobierno en Gipuzkoa — Extranjería v Samir Zaizoune

23 April 2015 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

AB (Malawi)

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

Pakistan: New Cybercrime Bill Threatens the Rights to Privacy and Free Expression

20 April 2015 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Khamrakulov v. Russia

16 April 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Legal Analysis: Tunisia Draft Bill on the Fight Against Terrorism and the Prohibition of Money Laundering

16 April 2015 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Security Council resolution 2216 (2015) [on cessation of violence in Yemen and the reinforcement of sanctions imposed by resolution 2104 (2014)]

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

Tatar v. Switzerland

14 April 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

13 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

RRT Case No. 1400923

13 April 2015 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

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