Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 322 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Thorpe, Dyson LJJ and Wright J

Representation Andrew Nicol QC and Margaret Phelan (instructed by Nathan & Co) for S.
  Ashley Underwood QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 24 July 2001


Immigration - Appeal - Reason for decision - Asylum - Secretary of State refusing claim for asylum - Special adjudicator dismissing appeal against refusal - Special adjudicator deciding persecution not for convention reason - Whether on facts persecution of applicant for convention reason - Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees 1951, art 1A(2).

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