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TK (Tamils - LP Updated) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Procession House on 27 & 28 October 2009. The risk categories identified in <a href="?docid=46b9d3a32&amp;page=search">LP (LTTE area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076</a> and approved by the European Court of Human Rights in <a href="?docid=487f578b2&amp;page=search">NA v. United Kingdom, App. no. 25904/07</a>, remain valid.

11 December 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Combatants / Former combatants - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Rejected asylum-seekers - Right to family life - Single heads of household - Tamil - Unlawful departure | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

RT (Medical Reports - Causation of Scarring) Sri Lanka 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.

7 February 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

LP (LTTE Area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

This determination replaces the following Country Guidance cases:<br> - <a href="?docid=46836af9a8&amp;page=search">YP (Maintenance - Detention Records) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00145</a>;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836af8bb&amp;page=search">JP (Maintenance – Detention Records) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00142</a>;<br> - SV (Passport Renewal) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00125;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836af3d&amp;page=search">VK (Risk - Release - Escapes - LTTE) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00096</a>;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836aebd&amp;page=search">TK (Ceasefire - Negotiations) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00026</a>;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836ae90&amp;page=search">VS (Risk - LTTE - Escape) Sri Lanka CG [2003] UKIAT 00003</a>;<br> - AE FE (PTSD - Internal Relocation) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 05237;<br> - DA (Risk - Return - Reporting Restrictions) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 04729;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836ac20&amp;page=search">IS (Risk - Conviction - Fine Paid - Release) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 04230</a>;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836ab0d&amp;page=search">TJ (Risk - Returns) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 01869</a>;<br> - <a href="?docid=46836aaed&amp;page=search">CB (Detailed Appraisal) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 01547</a>; and<br> - <a href="?docid=46836aacd&amp;page=search">PT (Medical Report - Analysis) Sri Lanka CG [2002] UKIAT 01336</a>.<br> The risk categories were subsequently confirmed by the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal in <a href="?docid=4b2613ca2&amp;page=search">TK (Tamils - LP Updated) Sri Lanka CG [2009] UKAIT 00049</a>.

6 August 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion - Pre-trial detention - Rejected asylum-seekers - Tamil - Travel documents - Unlawful departure | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. PS (LTTE - Internal Flight - Sufficiency of Protection) Sri Lanka

This determination was updated and superseded by <a href="?docid=48c51e502&amp;page=search">AN & SS (Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2008] UKAIT 00063</a>.

28 October 2004 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SN (Scarring - Bribes - LTTE - Reprisals) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

19 November 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Persecution based on political opinion - Right to family life - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. JP (Maintenance - Detention Records) Sri Lanka

This determination was subsequently replaced by <a href="?docid=46b9d3a32&amp;page=search">LP (LTTE Area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076</a>.

13 November 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. YP (Maintenance - Detention Records) Sri Lanka

This determination was subsequently replaced by <a href="?docid=46b9d3a32&amp;page=search">LP (LTTE Area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076</a>.

12 November 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Ceasefire - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Mental health - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SV (Passport Renewal) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

31 October 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Passports - Persecution based on political opinion - Right to family life - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. VK (Risk - Release - Escapes - LTTE) Sri Lanka

This determination was subsequently replaced by <a href="?docid=46b9d3a32&amp;page=search">LP (LTTE Area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076</a>.

17 October 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Ceasefire - Country of origin information (COI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

IS (Risk - Conviction - Fine Paid - Release) Sri Lanka v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

This determination was subsequently replaced by <a href="?docid=46b9d3a32&amp;page=search">LP (LTTE Area - Tamils - Colombo - Risk?) Sri Lanka CG [2007] UKAIT 00076</a>.

18 September 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal / Immigration Appellate Authority | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Ceasefire - Country of origin information (COI) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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