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

Chu, Sandra Ka Hon
June 2010
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p37
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.


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