we stand for asylum decisions based on evidence

researching case-specific information

we research vital information to support people fleeing war, violence, persecution and grave threats claim their right to protection.

producing new sources

we map pertinent information gaps and address these by publishing interviews with experienced individuals.

promoting better procedures

we gather data about the use and impact of evidence in asylum courts and advocate for better procedures and fairer decision-making.

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our database features 500 country-of-origin information reports which are available for free download.


Author: Sophie Kloos


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