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Finland: Supreme Administrative Court rules that deportation order would be disproportionate to applicant’s right to family life

Date: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

On 9 June 2020, the Supreme Administrative Court published its judgment (KHO: 2020: 67) on the deportation of an applicant, of Kurdish ethnicity, to Iraq.

Italy: Court of Cassation rule on error in application of Dublin Regulation III

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

The First Civil Section of the Italian Court of Cassation recently ruled on the cessation Dublin III responsibility when an applicant submits a second asylum request in another Member State after having left the territory of the EU for at least three months.

CJEU: Hungary’s restrictions on the financing of civil organisations from abroad contrary to EU law

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2020

On 18 June 2020, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Case C-78/18 Commission v Hungary, concerning Hungary’s restrictions on the financing of civil society organisations from abroad.

Latest Cases


Country of Applicant: Iran

A separated child, whose parents are missing, and he stays with his uncle’s family in a country different than his country of origin is reasonable to have his uncle as a guardian. The close relationship between the minor and the uncle is an important prerequisite.

Country of Applicant: Iran

A mother was accused of kidnapping her daughter and using forged travel documents when leaving her country of origin in order to ask for asylum. Her detention and extradition orders were quashed based on the risk of inhuman or degrading treatment upon return.

Country of Applicant: Afghanistan, Iran

Η διοίκηση αρνήθηκε να χορηγήσει στους αιτούντες άδεια για την τέλεση πολιτικού γάμου. Επομένως, αυτοί, έκαναν αίτηση στο Ειρηνοδικείο για την χορήγηση αυτής. Το δικαστήριο επεσήμανε πως όταν αιτούντες άσυλο δεν έχουν την δυνατότητα να προσκομίσουν τα απαραίτητα έγγραφα που αποδεικνύουν την ανυπαρξία κωλυμάτων γάμου, λόγω των τετριμμένων σχέσεων τους με τις χώρες καταγωγής τους,  τότε μια απλή υπεύθυνη δήλωση θα πρέπει να είναι αρκετή.     

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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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