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Germany: Visa applications for family reunification must be treated as urgent for those soon to reach age of majority

Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Administrative Court of Berlin recently published its decision (38 L 442.19 V) on family reunification cases concerning minors soon to reach the age of majority.

Malta: Court of Criminal Appeal overturns decision of Magistrates Court in sea rescue case

Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

On 7 January 2020, the Court of Criminal Appeal published its judgment in Police vs Claus-Peter Reisch (Appeal No. 150/2019).

Italy: Recognition of refugee status to a victim of human trafficking from Edo State, Nigeria

Date: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

On 6 November 2019, the Tribunal of Rome ruled on the recognition of the refugee status to a woman victim of human trafficking because of the well-founded risk of re-victimization in case of return to the country of origin.

Latest Cases


Country of Decision: Italy , Country of Applicant: Mali , Keywords: Accesso effettivo alle procedure, Domanda inammissibile, Informazioni sul paese di origine , Date of Decision: 13-09-2018

Il comportamento omissivo o il ritardo dell’autorita’ amministrativa non puo’ ostare al diritto del ricorrente ad ottenere il riesame della sua posizione alla stregua del mutamento delle condizioni del Paese di origine dell’applicante.

Country of Decision: Italy , Country of Applicant: Iraq , Keywords: Accesso effettivo alle procedure, Domanda inammissibile, Ricorso effettivo (diritto a un), Valutazione di credibilità , Date of Decision: 18-09-2018

In mancanza di norme europee circa le modalita’ procedurali relative alla presentazione e all’esame della domanda di Protezione Internazionale, lo Stato Membro deve dsciplinare tali modalita’ garantendo che il godimento di diritti conferiti dall’ Unione Europea non sia nella pratica impossibile o eccessivamente difficile

Country of Decision: Italy , Country of Applicant: Iraq , Keywords: Condizioni di accoglienza, Pena o trattamento inumano o degradante, Richiesta di ripresa in carico, Trasferimento su base Dublino , Date of Decision: 28-09-2018

Le carenze sistemiche nella procedura di asilo e di accoglienza in Bulgheria impediscono il trasferimento previsto dall’Articolo 3 del Regolamento di Dublino (Reg. n. 604/2013).

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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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