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PO (Trafficked Women) Nigeria v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 6 November 2008, 7 January 2009 and on 13 January 2009. The decision was subsequently appealed before the Court of Appeal (England and Wales): PO (Nigeria) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 132.

23 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Right to family life - Social group persecution - State protection - Trafficking in persons - Women-at-risk | Countries: Nigeria - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MK (Lesbians) Albania v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 24, 25 and 26 September 2008, and 26 November 2008.

9 September 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Forced marriage - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Mental health - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - SGBV - Sexual and reproductive rights - Social group persecution - State protection - Trafficking in persons - Women-at-risk | Countries: Albania - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

HC & RC (Trafficked Women) China v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 11 November 2008.

18 July 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Forced labour - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - SGBV - Sexual and reproductive rights - Social group persecution - State protection - Trafficking in persons - Unlawful departure - Women's rights - Women-at-risk | Countries: China - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

AJ (Risk to Homosexuals) Afghanistan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 28 October 2008.

5 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Pashtun - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Prosecution vs persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FB (Lone Women - PSG - Internal Relocation - AA (Uganda) Considered) Sierra Leone v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at: Field House on 19 June and 23 July 2008.

27 November 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Forced marriage - Harmful traditional practices - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Sierra Leone - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SD (Expert Evidence) Lebanon v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Please note that the following apology has been published alongside SD (expert evidence) Lebanon [2008] UKAIT 00078: "During the period 24 September 2008 to 10 October 2008 we carried a case report which was cited as SD (expert evidence) Lebanon [2008] UKAIT 00070 in which criticisms were made of Dr Alan George. Due to an administrative error the report which was published was a draft rather than the AIT's final determination (which differed from the draft in material respects). The error has now been corrected and the final determination has been substituted for the draft. We sincerely apologise to Dr George for our error."

24 September 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Honour killings - Illegitimate children - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Lebanon - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

VM (FGM - Risks - Mungiki - Kikuyu/Gikuyu) Kenya v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 9 November and 18 December 2007. This guidance supersedes that in FK (FGM – Risk and Relocation) Kenya v. Secretary of State for the Home Department CG [2007] UKAIT 00041.

9 June 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Kikuyu - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Kenya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

HJ (Homosexuality: Reasonably Tolerating Living Discreetly) Iran v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 25 February 2008. Decision following remittal for reconsideration by the Court of Appeal: J v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2006] EWCA Civ 1238. The decision was further appealed before the Court of Appeal: HJ (Iran) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; HT (Cameroon) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2009] EWCA Civ 172.

10 May 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SB (PSG - Protection Regulations - Reg 6) Moldova v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Hatton Cross on 25-26 April 2007.

26 November 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Gender discrimination - SGBV - Social group persecution - Trafficking in persons - Women-at-risk | Countries: Moldova, Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FM (FGM) Sudan v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

27 June 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Persecution based on political opinion - Right to family life - Social group persecution - State protection - Women-at-risk | Countries: Sudan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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