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EU court: Switzerland’s rejection of asylum claim by Afghan Christian convert violates human rights treaty

November 14, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “The Court noted that according to many international documents on the situation in Afghanistan, Afghans who had become Christians or who were suspected of conversion would be exposed to a risk of persecution by various groups,” the European Court of Human Rights ruled. “It could take the form of State persecution and result in the death penalty.”

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