ILGA-Europe, ECRE and ICJ, ‘B and C v. the Switzerland, Application no. 889/19 – Written submission on behalf of ILGA-Europe (the European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association), The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ): Interveners pursuant to the Deputy Section Registrar’s … Read more

European Asylum Support Office (EASO), ‘EASO Asylum Report 2020: Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European Union’, EASO , 2020 See SOGICA’s input here.

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

Council of Europe, ‘Gender-based asylum claims and non-refoulement: Articles 60 and 61 of the Istanbul Convention. A collection of papers on the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence’, February 2020 On 10 February 2020, the Council of Europe published a new study on Gender-based asylum claims and non-refoulement: Articles … Read more

Human Rights Watch, ‘”They Want Us Exterminated”: Murder, Torture, Sexual Orientation and Gender in Iraq’, 17 August 2009

ILGA-Europe, ‘Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex People in Europe and Central Asia’, 2020 Abstract Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex People covering the period of January to December 2019. We examined the advances made and provided concrete examples … Read more

D. McDonald-Norman, ‘Koushal v. Naz Foundation and the Lessons of International Refugee Law’, in Sarasu E. Thomas (ed), Gender, Human Rights and Law, 2016, 161-183 Abstract In its decision in Suresh Kumar Koushal and anor v NAZ Foundation and ors (Koushal), the Supreme Court of India declared that section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, … Read more

Diego García Rodríguez, Review of Fleeing Homophobia: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum, by Thomas Spijkerboer (ed), Journal of Refugee Studies, Volume 30, Issue 4, December 2017, Pages 626–628 Abstract Fleeing Homophobia: Sexual orientation, gender identity and asylum, edited by Thomas Spijkerboer, brings together scholars from distinct fields (such as law, migration and conflict management) … Read more

Georges Ravarani, ‘Assessment of the credibility of asylum-seekers: The burden of proof and the limits of the ECHR’s examination’, European Court of Human Rights, 2017 Abstract The assessment of credibility and the burden of proof are core issues in asylum cases. They raise very concrete questions that national courts have to deal with, being assisted … Read more

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