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Rahmatullah v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Others

23 February 2012 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Extradition - Habeas corpus - Immigration Detention - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions | Countries: Pakistan

HS (Palestinian - return to Gaza) Palestinian Territories v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Procession House on 15 and 16 December 2009, and at Field House on 22 and 23 February 2010. Closing submissions received on 10 June 2010.

11 April 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Deportation / Forcible return - International criminal law - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Jurisdiction - Palestinian - Passports - Persecution based on nationality - Statelessness - Statelessness - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Palestine, State of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Al Jedda v. Secretary of State for Defence

On appeal from the High Court of Justice.

8 July 2010 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Criminal justice - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Right to liberty and security | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

ZQ (Serving Soldier) Iraq v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Birmingham, 10 June 2008 and Field House, 23 January 2009. NH (Iraq-Yazidis) Iraq CG [2004] UKIAT 00306 is no longer to be followed.

2 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Combatants / Former combatants - Country of origin information (COI) - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Right to life - Security situation - War crimes - Yazīdī | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

R (on the application of Al-Haq) v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

27 July 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Human rights law - Immunity - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Jurisdiction - Right to self-determination - War crimes | Countries: Palestine, State of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom

Admissibility application. See also the judgment on merits: Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom; and the judgment of the Court of Appeal (England and Wales): R (on the application of (1) Faisal Attiyah Nassar Al-Saadoon (2) Khalaf Hussain Mufdhi) v. Secretary of State for Defence [2009] EWCA Civ 7.

30 June 2009 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Death penalty - Effective remedy - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Jurisdiction - Right to life | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

QD (Iraq) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; AH (Iraq) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

On appeal from the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AA/09525/2007 and AA/03993/2007)

24 June 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - EU Qualification Directive - Internal armed conflict - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Rejected asylum-seekers - Security situation | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MH (Syria) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; DS (Afghanistan) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

On appeal from the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AA/06912/2006 and AA/07062/2007).

24 March 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations - Anti-terrorism law - Crimes against humanity - Crimes against peace - Criminal justice - Exclusion clauses - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion - Tajik - Terrorism | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

GS (Existence of Internal Armed Conflict) Afghanistan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Subsequently superseded by GS (Article 15(c): Indiscriminate Violence) Afghanistan CG [2009] UKAIT 00044.

23 February 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Internal armed conflict - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BE (Iran) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

The case summary in English has been prepared in the framework of the Knowledge-Based Harmonisation of European Asylum Practices Project (2010-2012), co-financed by the European Refugee Fund.

20 May 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Crimes against humanity - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - International protection - Landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations - War crimes | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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