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Seeking Refuge
1999
UK

Oppressed and persecuted women can seek safety

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A vital step in ensuring the rights of female asylum seekers. Two women faced the risk of criminal proceedings for sexual immorality if they were forced to return to Pakistan. The court said the women were part of a persecuted group and should be granted asylum.

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Safety Net

No. 24 of #50cases. One important role the Human Rights Act plays is as a safety net for vulnerable people. This story is a good example of how it works. Mrs Bernard suffers … Continued