Greece, EL: Administrative Court [Διοικητικό Πρωτοδικείο], ‘Applicant (Iran) vs Asylum Office’, 19/02/2020 EL: Appeals Authority recognises refugee status to Iranian national based on homosexuality and rules on the respect for private and family life of asylum applicants in the assessment of application.

Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), Mx M (gender identity – HJ (Iran) – terminology) El Salvador [2020] UKUT 313 (IAC), 30 September 2020 Decision makers should where possible apply the guidance in the Equal Treatment Bench Book and use gender terminology which respects the chosen identity of claimants before them. The principles in HJ … Read more

Decision of the Fourth Section of the ECtHR in Rana v. Hungary, Application no. 40888/17, 16 July 2020

Refugee Status Appeals Authority, Refugee Appeal No. 74665, 7 July 2004 (New Zealand)

BF (Albania) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWCA Civ 1781 (25 October 2019)

Joint amicus, ‘Written submissions on behalf of the AIRE Centre, ECRE, HDT, ILGA- Europe and ICJ interveners pursuant to the Section Registrar’s notification of 7 December 2016’, 2017 Abstract The AIRE Centre, ECRE, HDT, ILGA-EUROPE and the ICJ (hereafter, “the interveners”)The intervener submit that in interpreting the scope and content of the Contracting Parties’ obligations … Read more

Moira Dustin and Rosa Jones, ‘SOGICA – Table of UK SOGI asylum case law’, updated  April 2019. Please note that some links are to subscriber-only websites.

First section, Application no. 31428/18, S.A.C. against the United Kingdom, lodged on 5 July 2018 Summary This application concerns a Bangladeshi national who had claimed asylum on the ground that he feared persecution on return to Bangladesh as a gay/bisexual man. He was denied international protection. The applicant complains under Article 3 of the ECHR … Read more

Decision of the Fifth Section of the ECtHR in H.A. and H.A. v. Norway, Application no 56167/16, 3 January 2017

Decision of the Second Section of the ECtHR in Ayegh v. Sweden, Application no. 4701/05, 7 November 2006