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AB and Others (internet activity – state of evidence) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

30 April 2015 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom of expression - Persecution based on class/wealth/occupation - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

K & Another v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department

Asylum - Particular social group - Family - Fear of persecution by Iranian authorities following detention of her husband for non-convention reasons - Whether persecution as member of particular social group (husband's family)

28 July 2004 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Y. A. v. Ministry of Interior

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.

24 February 2004 | Judicial Body: Czech Republic: Supreme Administrative Court | Countries: Czech Republic - Iran, Islamic Republic of

NADB of 2001 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Application for special leave to appeal.

12 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Helsinki Administrative Court Decision of 20 December 2002

20 December 2002 | Judicial Body: Finland: Helsinki Administrative Court | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Finland - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Mehrabani v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Heard: April 2, 1998. Judgment: April 3, 1998. 4 pp.

3 April 1998 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Seyed Hojad Azimi-Osmavandani, Maryam Seddigh-Abdullahi v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued and submitted: 14 June, 1996; Filed: 2 July, 1996

2 July 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

Mohammed Alinasser Mostofi, Esmat Narchi and Galawazh Nasser Mostofi v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: 12 April, 1996; Filed: 16 April, 1996 The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for submission on the record and briefs and without oral argument. Fed. R. App. P. 34(a); Ninth Circuit Rule 34-4

16 April 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

Hamid Davoodi v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: 6 May, 1994; Filed: 12 May, 1994 The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for decision without oral argument

12 May 1994 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

Saeed Ghasemimehr v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: 25 October, 1993; Filed: 29 October, 1993

29 October 1993 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United States of America

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