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Refugee Appeal Nos. 76238 & 76239

20 April 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Gender-based persecution - Social group persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Women-at-risk | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

RRT Case No. 0902978

29 June 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Sharia law - Social group persecution - State protection - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Refugee Appeal No. 76212

14 January 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | 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

GN (Iran) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

On appeal from the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal.

14 January 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Rejected asylum-seekers - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Unlawful departure | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Refugee Appeal No. 76046

17 October 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Deportation / Forcible return - Evangelical - Passports - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Sur place persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76063

25 September 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Christian - Credibility assessment - Forced marriage - Manifestly unfounded / Clearly abusive claims - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - SGBV - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

In the Petition of Morteza Fafschi for Judicial Review of a determination of an Adjudicator and a determination of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal

15 August 2006 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Session (Scotland) | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Criminal justice - Prosecution vs persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Soroya Sharif v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued: 16 May, 1996; Decided: 3 July, 1996

3 July 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Visas | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

Haideh G. Moghaddam v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued and submitted: 7 October, 1994; Filed: 19 June, 1996

19 June 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Visas | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

Azar Safaie v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: 11 May, 1994; Filed: 25 May, 1994

25 May 1994 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

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