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Río Negro Massacres v. Guatemala

4 September 2012 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Freedom of religion - Indigenous persons - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Right to liberty and security - Right to life | Countries: Guatemala

Garcia v Attorney General United States

28 November 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Gang related violence - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Alvarado De Alvarez v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

9 November 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Persecution based on political opinion - State protection | Countries: Canada - Guatemala

Tchitchui v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review denied as “firm resettlement” in a third country prior to arrival in the United States bars an alien from obtaining asylum.

19 September 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Countries: Cameroon - Chile - Guatemala - United States of America

Morente v Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Petition denied.

29 October 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Aguilar-Mejia v. Holder

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

6 August 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - HIV and AIDS - Jurisdiction - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Perdomo v. Holder, Attorney General

On petition for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

12 July 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): SGBV - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Cruz-Samoya et al. v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review of a Decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

21 June 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Caso Chitay Nech y Otros vs Guatemala

25 May 2010 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Disappeared persons - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Right to family life - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Guatemala

Case of Chitay Nech et al. vs Guatemala

25 May 2010 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Disappeared persons - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Right to family life - Right to liberty and security - Right to life - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Guatemala

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