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United Kingdom: Decision rejecting indefinite leave to remain as victim of domestic violence overturned

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

On 18 February 2020, the High Court of England and Wales (the Court) published its judgment in the case of Suliman v Secretary of State [2020] EWHC 326 concerning a rejected application for indefinite leave to remain as a victim of domestic violence.

Hungary: Requests for a preliminary ruling on the obligation to remain in transit zones during asylum application procedures

Friday, February 21, 2020

On 18 December 2019, the Administrative and Labour Court of Szeged in Hungary brought two similar requests&nbs

M.A. and Others v. Bulgaria: Removal of applicants to China in violation of Article 2 and 3 ECHR

Thursday, February 20, 2020

On 20 February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) published its judgment in M.A and Others v Bulgaria (Application No. 5115/18) concerning the extradition of five applicants to China.

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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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