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Case Law [2016] UKSC 32 (22/06/2016)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date: 06/22/2016

Subject: The decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court in which the English court refers to the Court of Justice the question of a Sri Lankan asylum seeker, who may commit suicide in the event of repatriation, as highlighted by the medical report and following the tortures suffered in his Country of origin: the Court, not finding guidelines in the ECHR jurisprudence in such matter, asked the Court of Justice to pronounce itself, explaining whether Directive 2004/83/EC provides for a subsidiary protection even in such cases

Parties: MP (Sri Lanka) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Art. 18 Right to asylum

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