||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 230 (Jan)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Peter Gibson, Buxton and May LJJ
||Nicola Rogers (instructed by Ratna & Co) for the applicant.
||Parishil Patel (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
||27 January 2003
Immigration - Asylum - Fear of persecution - Change of circumstance - Relevance of change in circumstance to asylum seeker's situation.
In the instant case, the IAT had failed to relate the latest country reports on Sri Lanka to the specific circumstances of the Sri Lankan applicant's case. Had it done so, it would have had to have concluded that the applicant was at a sufficient level of danger, and that there was a sufficient likelihood of torture, to bring him within the refugee conventions.
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