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Case Name: Maria Ilda Avila Rodriquez
Site Name: Canada
Primary Language: English
Date Decided: Nov 5, 2012
Court: Federal Court
Jurisdiction: Canada
Country of Origin: Colombia
Concepts: Failure of state to protect; Fear, subjective; Protection, failure of; State, inability to protect; Subjective fear; Sufficiency of state protection
Hathaway Numbers: 3.1.3, 4.5, 4.5.2
Case Summary: A Columbian woman and her family experienced threats from paramilitaries on the basis of perceived association with the FARC. 
Additional Factual Information: This case also considered the issue of generalized risk for the principal applicant's son and husband, both claiming against Mexico. 
Additional Legal Information: N/A 
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