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Switzerland – Federal Administrative Tribunal rules in a case concerning a Sri Lankan refugee sur place

Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

On 13 November, the Federal Administrative Tribunal (TAF) of Switzerland delivered a judgment concerning the appeal of a Sri Lankan national, of Tamil ethnicity, against a decision by the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) that refused to grant him international protection.

The Netherlands – District Court rules in a case concerning the asylum claim of a Ukrainian separatist

Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2018

The applicant, a Ukrainian national, applied for asylum in the Netherlands, claiming that she was accused of being a separatist, having also been subjected to sexual and gender-based violence.

United Kingdom – High Administrative Court rules in a case of unlawful detention of an asylum seeker

Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

On 16 November, the England and Wales High Court (Administrative Court) ruled in a case concerning the detention of a Sudanese national due to criminal charges.

The applicant had requested asylum in the UK, claiming that he was a member of the non-Arab tribe from

Latest Cases


Pays dans lequel la décision est prise: Luxembourg , Pays d’origine du demandeur: Algeria , Mots clés: Mineur non accompagné, Évaluation de la crédibilité , Date de la décision: 21-06-2017

La présomption de minorité ne joue pas si un test osseux atteste la majorité du demandeur et que le médecin en charge n’émet aucun doute à ce sujet. Le tribunal n’exige pas la conduite de nouveaux tests.

Pays dans lequel la décision est prise: Luxembourg , Pays d’origine du demandeur: Kosovo , Mots clés: Pays d'origine sûr , Date de la décision: 16-06-2017

Si le demandeur provient d’un pays « sûr », alors il doit prouver qu’il n’existe aucune protection au sens de la Convention de Genève dans ce pays, sinon sa demande sera rejetée. 

Pays dans lequel la décision est prise: Luxembourg , Pays d’origine du demandeur: Nigeria , Mots clés: Orientation sexuelle, Protection interne , Date de la décision: 27-06-2017

La pénalisation de l’homosexualité et des agressions à domicile constituent des indices conduisant à l’existence d’une persécution. Or, si elle n’est qu’apparente, alors la fuite interne reste une possibilité en cas d’abandon de l’activité en question.

 

 

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The European Database of Asylum Law (EDAL) is an online database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and a compilation of summaries of refugee and asylum case law from the courts of 22 European states, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The summaries are published in English and in the relevant state’s national language.

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If you are interested in contributing an article on a relevant subject to the EDAL blog or would like to inform us about an important national judgment, please kindly send an email to Amanda Taylor (ataylor@ecre.org).