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Albino child from Nigeria wins asylum claim

Albino child from Nigeria wins asylum claim

A child can be at risk of persecutory harm contrary to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in circumstances where a comparably placed adult would not be at such a risk.

Source: JA (child – risk of persecution : Nigeria) [2016] UKUT 560 (IAC) (24 November 2016)

Colin Yeo
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