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Supreme Administrative Court Decision of 13 January 2012

13 January 2012 | Judicial Body: Finland: Supreme Administrative Court | Topic(s): Asylum policy - Grounds for persecution - International protection - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Finland - Iran, Islamic Republic of

X et al. v. Canada

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

N. S. K. Syedabas v. the head of the State Agency for Refugees

The case summary in English has been prepared in the framework of the Knowledge-Based Harmonisation of European Asylum Practices Project (2010-2012), co-financed by the European Refugee Fund.

7 March 2011 | Judicial Body: Bulgaria: Supreme Administrative Court | Topic(s): Acts of persecution - Prosecution vs persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Bulgaria - Iran, Islamic Republic of

AB v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Application for leave to appeal against a decision of an Immigration Judge of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal under Section 103B of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.

17 June 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Session (Scotland) | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution of family members - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Case on the re-admission of an Iranian Ex-Mojahedin

This is an unofficial translated summary, prepared by UNHCR Berlin. The applicant was granted asylum in Germany, which was later revoked in the absence of the applicant.

18 February 2008 | Judicial Body: Germany: Verwaltungsgericht | Topic(s): Illegal entry - Non-refoulement - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Germany - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Refugee Appeal No. 75989

14 June 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion - Standard of proof - Unlawful departure - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 75679

15 March 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 75932

14 March 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Christian - Credibility assessment - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Well-founded fear of persecution - Witnesses | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Applicant NABD of 2002 v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia.

26 May 2005 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Freedom of religion - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Refugee Appeal No. 74665

Appeal against the decision of a refugee status officer given on 9 May 2003 declining the grant of refugee status to the appellant, a twenty-five-year-old citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

7 July 2004 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

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