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Case Name: Yashi Beyana Herwy v The Minister of the Interior
Site Name: Israel
Primary Language: Hebrew
Date Decided: Nov 13, 2012
Court: Tel Aviv – Jaffa District Court, sitting as the Court for Administrative Affairs
Jurisdiction: Israel
Country of Origin: Ethiopia
Concepts: Arbitrary arrest, risk of; Being persecuted; Choice of country of asylum; Civil and political rights, risk of denial of; Country of first asylum; Detention, arbitrary, risk of; Ethnic minorities; First country of arrival; Physical integrity, right to, risk of denial of; Political opinion; Political prisoner; Standard of proof; Well-founded fear
Hathaway Numbers: 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 4.3, 5.4, 5.5
Summary in Primary Language: העותרת ילידת אתיופיה טוענת כי נעצרה פעמיים בשל פעילותה הפוליטית והואשמה בריגול. לאחר מעצרה השני, נמלטה העותרת מארצה למצריים. במצריים... Read More read more
Case Summary: Ethiopian citizen seeks refugee status owing to fear of persecution by the Ethiopian authorities due to her political opinions. 
Additional Factual Information: The Petitioner argue that she is being persecuted in Ethiopia due to her support of the opposition party. The Petitioner... Read More read more
Additional Legal Information: The Court addressed the Petitioner's claims one by one. The court found no basis for the claim that there is... Read More read more
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