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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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IM and AI (Risks – membership of Beja Tribe, Beja Congress and JEM) Sudan CG

21 June 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Threats / Intimidation | Countries: Sudan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

AB and Others (internet activity – state of evidence) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

30 April 2015 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom of expression - Persecution based on class/wealth/occupation - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

AT and Others (Article 15c; risk categories) Libya CG v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

14 July 2014 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Effective protection - Gender-based persecution - Honour killings - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Rejected asylum-seekers - SGBV - Women-at-risk | Countries: Libya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TS (Political opponents – risk) Burma CGCG v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

21 June 2013 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Countries: Myanmar - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

NN (Teachers: Matabeleland/Bulawayo: risk) Zimbabwe v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

10 May 2013 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

KB (Failed asylum seekers and forced returnees) Syria CG v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

20 December 2012 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Syrian Arab Republic - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fernandez (Dissidents and defectors) Cuba v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 29 June 2011. This guidance replaces that given in OM (Cuba returning dissident) Cuba [2004] UKIAT 00120 which is no longer to be regarded as providing country guidance.

26 August 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Opposition - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Cuba - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

AA (Art 1F(a) - complicity - Arts 7 and 25 ICC Statute) Iran v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Manchester on 4 May 2011.

29 July 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Complementary forms of protection - Crimes against humanity - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MO (illegal exit - risk on return) Eritrea v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 25 February 2011.

27 May 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Unlawful departure | Countries: Eritrea - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

EM and Others (Returnees) Zimbabwe v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Heard at Field House on 18 to 25 October and 15 December 2010 and 14 January 2011. The determination replaces RN (Returnees) Zimbabwe CG [2008] UKAIT 00083. 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.

10 March 2011 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Complementary forms of protection - 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 - Political parties - Political situation - Rejected asylum-seekers - Right to family life | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Zimbabwe

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