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United Kingdom – Supreme Court rules against tribunal that had found applicant’s torture was self-inflicted


On 6 March 2019, the UK Supreme Court ruled in a case concerning the likelihood that the torture wounds of an applicant had been self-inflicted.

Germany – Federal Constitutional Court delivers judgment on procedural guarantees for manifestly unfounded applications


On 25 February, the Constitutional Court decided on the procedural requirements when an application for internatio

CJEU: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Toscana – Case C-726/18 (FW, GY v U.T.G.)


On 22 November, the Regional Administrative Tribunal of Tuscany (Italy) referred the following questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union:

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