ICJ: Practitioners’ Guide to refugee status claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The International Commission of Jurists has published a practitioners’ guide on refugee status claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It describes the elements of the Refugee Convention definition as related to this type of claim as well as the concepts of internal flight/ protection alternative and sur place refugee claims. It also includes a table of relevant CJEU, ECtHR and domestic cases.   

 
Resource category: 
Documentation
International Commission of Jurists,
Keywords: 
Actor of persecution or serious harm
Actors of protection,
Refugee Status,
Well-founded fear,
Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,
Membership of a particular social group,
Persecution (acts of),
Persecution Grounds/Reasons,
Sexual orientation,
Resource date: 
19-02-2016