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SK (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

19 June 2012 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

R (on the application of JS (Sri Lanka) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Subsequently appealed before the Supreme Court [2010] UKSC 15.

30 April 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil - War crimes | Countries: Sri Lanka - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MH (Syria) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; DS (Afghanistan) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

On appeal from the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AA/06912/2006 and AA/07062/2007).

24 March 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations - Anti-terrorism law - Crimes against humanity - Crimes against peace - Criminal justice - Exclusion clauses - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - Kurd - Persecution based on political opinion - Tajik - Terrorism | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BE (Iran) 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.

20 May 2008 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Crimes against humanity - International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions - International protection - Landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations - War crimes | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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