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AATA Case No. 1414627

4 March 2016 | Judicial Body: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Topic(s): 1951 Refugee Convention - Ahmadis - Credibility assessment - Freedom of religion - Religious discrimination - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Serious non-political crime - Social group discrimination - Social group persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Febles v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

30 October 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Supreme Court | Topic(s): Exclusion clauses - Human rights law - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Cuba

Unachukwu v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

28 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Domestic violence - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Nigeria - United States of America

X v. the Dutch Minister for Immigration and Asylum and his successor the State Secretary for Security and Justice

10 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Topic(s): 1951 Refugee Convention - Exclusion clauses - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Netherlands - Sierra Leone

Applicants (two Lebanese nationals and their minor children) vs. Minister for Immigration, Integration and Asylum

27 September 2013 | Judicial Body: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Topic(s): Exclusion clauses - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Lebanon - Netherlands

AH (Article 1F(b) – 'serious') Algeria v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department

5 August 2013 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Countries: Algeria - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Matter of E-A-

Appeal dismissed on grounds that the applicant’s actions as a member of a group that burned passenger buses and cars, threw stones, and disrupted the economic activity of merchants in the market, while pretending to be from the opposition party in order to discredit such party, reached the level of serious criminal conduct which outweighed its political nature and therefore constituted a serious nonpolitical crime.

11 September 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Countries: Côte d'Ivoire - United States of America

Profitt v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that the Board failed to provide adequate reasons regarding conclusion of exclusion under Article 1F(b) and to not follow the Jayasekara doctrine.

30 April 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Domestic violence - Exclusion clauses - Gender-based persecution - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Guyana

Jawad v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

21 February 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Drug trafficking - Exclusion clauses - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Lebanon

X et al. v. Canada

8 December 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Countries: Canada - Iran, Islamic Republic of

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