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Italy: Malian Citizen granted subsidiary protection due to Internal Ongoing Armed Conflict


The Tribunal of Bologna recently published its judgment granting subsidiary protection to a Malian citizen due to the situation of indiscriminate violence caused by the internal ongoing-armed conflict.

Switzerland: Execution of removal order deemed unreasonable on grounds of mental health and family rights


On 10 October 2019, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published its ruling in the case E-6932/2017, concerning the expulsion of a family of international protection applicants.

The Netherlands: Assurances of access to legal aid required in transfers to Greece


On 23 October 2019, the Council of State published its ruling concerning the return of applicants of international protection to Greece.

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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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