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Kwok Yin Fong v. Australia

Human Rights Committee, Ninety-seventh session, 12 to 30 October 2009. Adopted in English, French and Spanish, the English text being the original version.

23 November 2009 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Death penalty - Deportation / Forcible return - Non-refoulement - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Australia - China

Lai Cheong Sing, Tsang Ming Na, Lai Chun Chun, Lai Chun Wai and Lai Ming Ming v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed on 9 May 2005.

11 April 2005 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court of Appeal | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Credibility assessment - Criminal justice - Death penalty - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Serious non-political crime - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - China

WC (No Risk of Double Punishment) China v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard on 24 February 2004. This decision is no longer factually accurate on the issue of double jeopardy: JC (Double Jeopardy: Art 10 CL) China v. Secretary of State for the Home Department CG [2008] UKAIT 00036.

15 September 2004 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Criminal justice - Death penalty - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Unlawful departure | Countries: China - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Xie v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (F.C.)

The decision was subsequently confirmed by the Federal Court of Appeal in: Xie v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (F.C.A.), 2004 FCA 250; [2005] 1 F.C.R. 304, on 30 June 2004.

4 September 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Death penalty - Deportation / Forcible return - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - China

Xie c. Canada (Ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l'Immigration) (C.F.)

The decision was subsequently confirmed by the Federal Court of Appeal in: Xie c. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration ) (C.A.F.), 2004 CAF 250; [2005] 1 R.C.F. 304, on 30 June 2004.

4 September 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Death penalty - Deportation / Forcible return - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - China

Lai Cheong Sing, Tsang Ming Na, Lai Chun Chun, Lai Ming Ming, Lai Chun Wai

See also: Lai Cheong Sing and Others v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, [2004] FC 179 (3 February 2004), and: Lai Cheong Sing and Others v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, [2005] FCA 125 (11 April 2005). Application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed on 9 May 2005.

6 May 2002 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Criminal justice - Death penalty - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Grounds for persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Right to justice - Serious non-political crime - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - China

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