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AB (Article 1F(a) – defence - duress) Iran

8 September 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1951 Refugee Convention | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

VB & Ors v Westminster Magistrates

5 November 2014 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Extradition - Genocide - International criminal law - Right to justice | Countries: Rwanda - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SK (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

19 June 2012 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

MT (Article 1F(a) - aiding and abetting) Zimbabwe v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

2 February 2012 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

AA (Art 1F(a) - complicity - Arts 7 and 25 ICC Statute) Iran v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Manchester on 4 May 2011.

29 July 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Complementary forms of protection - Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SK (Article 1F(a) - exclusion) Zimbabwe v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 11 May 2010.

16 August 2010 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

R (on the application of JS (Sri Lanka) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Subsequently appealed before the Supreme Court [2010] UKSC 15.

30 April 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil - War crimes | Countries: Sri Lanka - 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) | Document type: Case Law | 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

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) | Document type: Case Law | 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

R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) [2007] UKHL 58

The court examines the applicability of English Law vs Iraqi law, whether UNSCR regulations and the UN Charter qualified Mr Al-Jedda rights under the ECHR, such that his detainment would not be a violation of Article 5 (1). The Secretary of State (SoS) also raised an new untested argument regarding where the appellant's detention was attributable to the United Nations and therefor outside the scope of the ECHR. Law reports: [2007] UKHL 58; [2008] 2 WLR 31; [2008] 1 AC 332; Times 13-Dec-2008 On appeal from the Court of Appeal: [2006] EWCA Civ 327.

12 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: House of Lords (Judicial Committee) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Armed forces / Military - Crimes against humanity - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Right to liberty and security - Terrorism | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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