Category Archives: Case law

Ruling of ECtHR on return of homosexual asylum seeker to Libya

On 26 June 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rejected a Libyan national’s complaint that his return from Sweden to Libya would expose him to a risk of persecution based on his homosexuality. Since the fall of Gadhafi’s … Continue reading

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New ECtHR Judgment on Risk of Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Upon Return of Sudanese Political Opponent

News item On 7 January 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that he deportation from Switzerland of a political opponent of the Sudanese government to Sudan would expose him to a risk of ill-treatment contrary to Article … Continue reading

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New CJEU Judgment on the Scope for Asylum Applicants to Challenge their Dublin Transfer

Case law On 10 December 2013, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) issued a judgment in Case C 394/12. It held that the opportunities for an asylum seeker to challenge a decision to transfer … Continue reading

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New CJEU Ruling on Allocation of Responsibility pursuant to the Dublin II Regulation

Case law On 14 November 2013, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) held that a Member State which is prohibited from returning an asylum seeker under the Dublin II Regulation to a country where the applicant would be … Continue reading

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New CJEU ruling on claims from LGBTI asylum seekers

Case law On 7 November 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judment in X, Y, Z v. Minister voor Immigratie en Asiel. In its judgment, the CJEU ruled that asylum seekers who are escaping their … Continue reading

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