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AN (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

9 July 2015 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Exclusion clauses - Non-refoulement - Refoulement - War crimes | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Subsequently appealed before the Supreme Court <a href="?docid=4ba0d8fd2&amp;page=search">[2010] UKSC 15</a>.

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

R (on the application of (1) Faisal Attiyah Nassar Al-Saadoon (2) Khalaf Hussain Mufdhi) v. Secretary of State for Defence

On appeal from the Divisional Court: <a href="?docid=49648dfb2&amp;page=search">[2008] EWHC 3098 (Admin)</a>. Leave to appeal to the House of Lords was refused. An admissibility application was subsequently made before the European Court of Human Rights; see <a href="?docid=4a5360060&amp;page=search">Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom</a>.

21 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Topic(s): Death penalty - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Human rights law - Jurisdiction - Regional instruments - Right to life - War crimes | Countries: Iraq - 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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