LC (Albania) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees intervening)

Supreme Court authority on correct approach to sexual orientation asylum claims not undermined – . The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the appellant Albanian national's appeal against the decision of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), upholding decisions rejecting his asylum and human rights claims on the ground that he was gay. The guidance in HJ (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; HT (Cameroon) v Secretary of State for the Home Department ([2011] 2 All ER 591) complied with Council Directive (EC) 2004/83 and was not inconsistent with subsequent Court of Justice of the European Union authority.

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