Title UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Sri Lanka
Publisher UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Publication Date April 2009
Country Sri Lanka
Topics Abduction | Arbitrary arrest and detention | Conflict situation | Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Freedom of expression | Freedom of movement | Human rights activists | Minorities | Muslim | Political situation | Racial / Ethnic persecution | SGBV | Security situation | Sinhalese | State of emergency | Tamil | Women-at-risk
Other Languages / Attachments Russian | Spanish
Cite as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Sri Lanka, April 2009, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/49de0b6b2.html [accessed 18 December 2014]
Comments These Guidelines supersede the UNHCR Position on the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Sri Lanka, issued in December 2006. In July 2009, UNHCR issued a Note on the Applicability of the 2009 Sri Lanka Guidelines, which elaborates on the continued validity and applicabilty of the current Guidelines.