Female genital mutilation and asylum
Even though in several jurisdictions, women have been recognized as refugees under the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees on the grounds that they wouldbe at risk of FGM if returned to their country, it is important to note, that there are still only a tiny number of such cases. This is another of the documents included in the information pack issued by AI on FGM.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser