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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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Y v. Canada

7 August 2015 | Judicial Body: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

Botezatu v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

21 July 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Romania

United States of America v. Khadr

6 May 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Courts of Appeal | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Extradition - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Jurisdiction - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Canada - United States of America

Minani c. Canada

43rd session.

10 December 2009 | Judicial Body: UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Crimes against humanity - Deportation / Forcible return - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Human rights activists - Rejected asylum-seekers | Countries: Burundi - Canada

Alvandi v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review.

31 July 2009 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Complementary forms of protection - Deportation / Forcible return - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) | Countries: Canada - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Abdelrazik v. Canada (Foreign Affairs)

Application for judicial review.

4 June 2009 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Effective remedy - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Passports - Refugees - Right to return - Terrorism | Countries: Canada

Goksu v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review.

15 April 2009 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Alevis - Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Turkey

Qarizada and Others v. Minister for Citizenship and Immigration

Application for judicial review.

25 November 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Forced marriage - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution of family members - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Social group persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Canada

Qarizada et autres c. Ministre de la citoyenneté et de l'immigration

Application for judicial review.

25 November 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Forced marriage - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution of family members - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Social group persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Canada

Damte v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Application for judicial review.

8 October 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Ethiopia

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