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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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X v. Canada

25 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Political groups | Countries: Canada - Haiti

X v. Canada

2 January 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Political groups | Countries: Canada - South Africa - Zimbabwe

X, Re

(Zimbabwe)

2 January 2014 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Women-at-risk | Countries: Canada - Zimbabwe

X v. Canada

23 January 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Freedom of religion - Persecution based on political opinion - Sharia law | Countries: Canada - Somalia

X et al. v. Canada

8 December 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Countries: Canada - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Decision MA4-04467 (Persuasive Decision, In Private)

Date of hearing (in private): December 2004.

"Persuasive Decisions" are decisions that have been identified as being of persuasive value in developing the jurisprudence of the Board. They are decisions that decision-makers are encouraged to rely upon in the interests of consistency and collegiality.

February 2005 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - State protection | Countries: Canada - Colombia

Steven Wynn Kubby, Michele Renee Kubby, Brooke Kona Kubby, Crystal Bay Kubby

17 November 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Public health - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Canada - United States of America

Lai Cheong Sing, Tsang Ming Na, Lai Chun Chun, Lai Ming Ming, Lai Chun Wai

See also: Lai Cheong Sing and Others v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, [2004] FC 179 (3 February 2004), and: Lai Cheong Sing and Others v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, [2005] FCA 125 (11 April 2005). Application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed on 9 May 2005.

6 May 2002 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Criminal justice - Death penalty - Exclusion clauses - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Grounds for persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Right to justice - Serious non-political crime - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - China

O. (R.T.) (Re), Convention Refugee Determination Decisions

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29 September 1994 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Convention refugee - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Ireland

N. (Q.D.) (Re), Convention Refugee Determination Decisions

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20 March 1992 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Convention refugee - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Canada - Nicaragua

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