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AN (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

9 July 2015 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Exclusion clauses - Non-refoulement - Refoulement - War crimes | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

On an appeal from [2009] EWCA Civ 364.

17 March 2010 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Combatants / Former combatants - Exclusion clauses - Tamil - Terrorism - War crimes | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UNHCR letter to the parties relating to the case of JS (Sri Lanka) v. Secretary of State for Home Department pending before the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

8 December 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

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 | Document type: Case Law | 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) | Document type: Case Law | 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

Spanovic v. Government of Croatia and Secretary of State for the Home Department

Appeal under sections 103 and 108 of the Extradition Act 2003.

15 May 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Extradition - Mental health - Prosecution vs persecution - Right to justice - Serb - War crimes | Countries: Croatia - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

R (on the application of (1) Faisal Attiyah Nassar Al-Saadoon (2) Khalaf Hussain Mufdhi) v. Secretary of State for Defence

On appeal from the Divisional Court: [2008] EWHC 3098 (Admin). Leave to appeal to the House of Lords was refused. An admissibility application was subsequently made before the European Court of Human Rights; see Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom.

21 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Death penalty - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Human rights law - Jurisdiction - Regional instruments - Right to life - War crimes | Countries: Iraq - 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

BE (Disobedience to Orders - Landmines) Iran v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

12 March 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - War crimes | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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