Sl and others (Returning Sikhs and Hindus) Afghanistan CG: IAT 7 Oct 2005

IAT Afghanistan – country guidance as to whether as a class Afghan Sikhs and Hindus are entitled to international surrogate protection –
Held: (1) there is no evidence to support the claim that the Afghan Sikh and Hindu minorities in Afghanistan are persecuted or treated in breach of their protected human rights under Article 3 of the European Convention by the State or that the degree of societal discrimination against them is such as to give rise to any such persecution or treatment of them as a class (2 )following UNHCR guidance their status as Afghan Sikhs and Hindus is a factor to be taken into account in assessing individual claims on a case by case basis


[2005] UKIAT 00137




England and Wales


Updated: 04 July 2022; Ref: scu.231361