TITLE

HIV-positive Zimbabwean couple's refugee claim accepted on the basis of their political affiliation

AUTHOR(S)
Chu, Sandra Ka Hon
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiffs claimed for a refugee protection under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) in Canada. It notes that the claimants were both positive of HIV and they asked for protection due to the persecution that they face from the government officials in Zimbabwe. The Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) accepted their claim, but the security requests for their children were rejected.
ACCESSION #
51445543

 

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