EGMR: Switzerland would breach the Convention by returning to Afghanistan an Afghan convert to Christianity

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of A.A. v. Switzerland (application no. 32218/17) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there would be a violation of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights in the event of the applicant’s return to Afghanistan. The case concerned the removal from Switzerland to Afghanistan of an Afghan national of Hazara ethnicity who was a Muslim convert to Christianity. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 5 November 2019 – A.A. v. Switzerland (no. 32218/17)

The case concerns the removal from Switzerland of A.A., an Afghan national of Hazara ethnicity, said to be born in 1996. In March 2014 A.A. arrived in Switzerland. He applied for asylum and stated that he had left Afghanistan because of the unsafe situation in that country and his conversion from Islam to Christianity. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Aktaş and Aslaniskender v. Turkey (nos. 18684/07 and 21101/07)

The first applicant, Nuri Aktaş, has Turkish and Swiss dual nationality, was born in 1969 and lives in St Gallen (Switzerland). The second applicant, Padmapani Aslaniskender, is a Turkish national who was born in 1953 and lives in İzmir. The case concerned a name change in the civil status register. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 25 June 2019 – Aktaş and Aslaniskender v. Turkey (nos. 18684/07 and 21101/07)

The first applicant, Nuri Aktaş, has Turkish and Swiss dual nationality, was born in 1969 and lives in St Gallen (Switzerland). The second applicant, Padmapani Aslaniskender, is a Turkish national who was born in 1953 and lives in İzmir. The case concerns a name change in the civil status register. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Bundestag: Lage von christlichen Asylbewerbern

Die „Lage von christlichen Asylbewerbern in Deutschland“ thematisiert die AfD-Fraktion in einer Kleinen Anfrage (BT-Dr 19/742). Darin erkundigt sich die Fraktion danach, wie viele Asylbewerber im Zeitraum von 2014 bis 2017 nach Kenntnis der Bundesregierung christlichen Glaubens waren und wie viele in diesem Zeitraum zum Christentum konvertiert sind. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: A. v. Switzerland (no. 60342/16)

The case concerned the deportation of an Iranian asylum-seeker. The applicant, Mr A., was born in 1982 and grew up in Iran. He entered Switzerland in 2009 and immediately claimed asylum. He brought three sets of asylum proceedings, all without success. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 19 December 2017 – A. v. Switzerland (no. 60342/16)

The case concerns the deportation of an Iranian asylum-seeker. The applicant, Mr A., was born in 1982 and grew up in Iran. He entered Switzerland in 2009 and immediately claimed asylum. He brought three sets of asylum proceedings, all without success. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen

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