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New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority

The New Zealand Refugee Status Appeals Authority (RSAA) is an independent body established to determine appeals from decisions of the Refugee Status Branch of the New Zealand Immigration Service declining refugee status. The RSAA was initially established in 1991 under the prerogative powers of the Executive (Cabinet) of the New Zealand Government. The RSAA was later given statutory basis pursuant to the Immigration Amendment Act 1999, which came into force on 1 October 1999. The RSAA ceased to exist on 29 November 2010, when it was replaced by the Immigration and Protection Tribunal. Website: www.nzrefugeeappeals.govt.nz/
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Refugee Appeal No. 76546

19 October 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - SGBV - Unlawful departure | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76344

24 July 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Country of origin information (COI) - Elections - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Security situation - Unaccompanied / Separated children | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76312

3 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Azeri - Country of origin information (COI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Unlawful departure | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76338

2 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76318

25 May 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Changes of circumstances in home country - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76288

22 May 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Jurisdiction - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion - Unlawful departure | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76267

10 March 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Cessation clauses - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76268

10 March 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Cessation clauses - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76287

4 March 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Christian - Credibility assessment - Extrajudicial executions - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76212

14 January 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Christian - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Sur place persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

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