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In re Gatimi

22 November 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Kenya - United States of America

RRT Case No. 0903027

28 October 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Elections - Luo - Mental health - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Security situation - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - Kenya

Gatimi et al. v. Holder, Attorney General

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

20 August 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Derivative status - Effective protection - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Kenya - United States of America

Manani v. Mark R. Filip, Acting Attorney General

Petition for Review from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

28 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - HIV and AIDS - Jurisdiction - Public health - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Kenya - United States of America

Refugee Appeal No. 76246

This is an abridged version of the decision. Some particulars have been removed from or summarised in the decision pursuant to s129T of the Immigration Act 1987. Where this has occurred, it is indicated by square brackets.

15 January 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Democracy - Elections - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members - Political situation - Security situation - Social group persecution | Countries: Kenya - New Zealand

RRT Case No. 0805553

4 December 2008 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Persons with disabilities - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Right to employment - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - Kenya

VM (FGM - Risks - Mungiki - Kikuyu/Gikuyu) Kenya v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 9 November and 18 December 2007. This guidance supersedes that in FK (FGM – Risk and Relocation) Kenya v. Secretary of State for the Home Department CG [2007] UKAIT 00041.

9 June 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Kikuyu - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Kenya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

CM (Kenya) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Application for permission to appeal of a decision by the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT No: AS/16403/2006).

29 April 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Kenya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FK (Kenya) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

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.

26 February 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Kikuyu - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Kenya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

RRT Case No. 071584912

30 November 2007 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Christian - Forced marriage - Harmful traditional practices - Luo - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - Kenya

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