The Human Rights Watch 2015 World Report has been published, see link

Asylum Research Consultancy has published a new Country Report on 15 January 2015, available on

Go to this website and use the box on the right hand side to search by country.

Update-65    for info on Stricter Rules for British Citizenship and New Removals Procedures Suspended.

State of the Nation 2015.EMBARGOED_18_01_15

There has been a short deferral of when Changes will begin, see link for more information


We were very sad to learn of the passing of Professor Terence Ranger on 2 January 2015. There will be a memorial service in Oxford on Saturday 28 February 2015.

See link for full details, under Entry Requirements

UKBA: Operational Guidance Note: Zimbabwe
The OGN  provides Home Office caseworkers with guidance on the nature and handling of the most common types of claims received from nationals/residents of Zimbabwe, including whether claims are or are not likely to justify the granting of asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave. Caseworkers must refer to the relevant asylum instructions for further details of the policy on these areas
Published on Refworld, 13/11/13

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