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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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Hamid Reza Asadnejad v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

23 April 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Immigration law - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Iran, Islamic Republic of

X v. Canada

26 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Credibility assessment | Countries: Canada - India

X v. Canada

21 January 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Credibility assessment | Countries: Canada - Fiji

X v. Canada

9 January 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity | Countries: Canada

Francis Ojo Ogunrinde v. Canada (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review of decision which denied Pre-Removal Risk Assessment. Application granted on basis that treatment of evidence was unreasonable.

15 June 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Countries: Canada - Nigeria

Cruz v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of Immigration and Refugee Board regarding applicant and two minor children. Application granted on basis that the Board failed to properly analyse children’s situation with respect to the availability of state protection in Mexico.

30 May 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Domestic violence - State protection | Countries: Canada - Mexico

Pathmanathan v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that Board failed to address forwardlooking risk and the assess the independent evidence to support such claim.

3 May 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Teweldbrhan v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of two decisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Review granted on basis the Board's finding was unreasonable as it lacked due regard to Uganda’s decision to grant refugee status to the applicants and irrelevant and credibility findings were found for one applicant.

29 March 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Countries: Canada - Eritrea

Nabizadeh v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of Second Secretary, Immigration at the Canadian Embassy in Moscow, Russia. Application granted on basis that the Officer failed to consider other protection on grounds apparent from evidence submitted other than those claimed by applicants.

28 March 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Extended definition - Gender discrimination - International armed conflict - SGBV | Countries: Afghanistan - Canada

Wang 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’s decision was unreasonable.

22 March 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Falun Gong - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Canada - China

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