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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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Josef c. Belgique

27 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Topic(s): Effective remedy - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Countries: Belgium - Nigeria

Olukayode Ganiyu Saka v. Holder, Attorney General

23 December 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Izevbekhai and Others v. Ireland

Decision on admissibility.

17 May 2011 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Topic(s): Children-at-risk - Deportation / Forcible return - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Non-state agents of persecution - Rejected asylum-seekers - Social group persecution - State protection - Women-at-risk | Countries: Ireland - Nigeria

Eneh v. Holder

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

15 April 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - HIV and AIDS - Prison or detention conditions | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Essa Maneh and three others v. Commissioner of Police as Principal Immigration Officer and Minister for Justice and Home Affairs

16 December 2009 | Judicial Body: Malta: Civil Court, First Hall (Constitutional Jurisdiction) (Qorti Civili, Prim' Awla (Gurisdizzjoni Kostituzzjonali)) | Countries: Gambia - Libya - Malta - Nigeria

C.I.A. v. Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform & Anor

Application for leave to apply for judicial review.

30 June 2009 | Judicial Body: Ireland: High Court | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Criminal justice - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Sharia law - Social group persecution | Countries: Ireland - Nigeria

Okoli v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review.

31 March 2009 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - Nigeria

S.O.A. v. Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and Anor

Application for leave to apply for judicial review.

24 March 2009 | Judicial Body: Ireland: High Court | Topic(s): Abduction - Christian - Credibility assessment - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Rejected asylum-seekers - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Ireland - Nigeria

RRT Case No. 0805340

20 November 2008 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Australia - Nigeria

Etame v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; Anirah v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Application for judicial review. The Court of Appeal (England and Wales) allowed a subsequent appeal: R (on the application of BA (Nigeria)) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (on the application of PE (Cameroon)) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and Asylum and Immigration Tribunal [2009] EWCA Civ 119.

23 May 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Criminal justice - Deportation / Forcible return - Drug trafficking - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Right to family life - Suspensive effect | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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