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.

access research

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


Author: Sophie Kloos


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latest news

  • We're recruiting a Development Manager

    Asylos is looking for an ambitious Development Manager based In the Netherlands or the UK with an entrepreneurial attitude towards fundraising. The deadline for applications has now passed. Read more

  • We're recruiting an Operations Assistant

    Asylos is looking for an ambitious Operations Assistant based In the Netherlands or the UK with attention to detail and a passion for human rights and asylum. The application deadline is 12 June 2022. Read more

  • Join our Pakistan Information Session

    This information session on 16 May 2022 is for stakeholders in Pakistan who are working with asylum seekers from Afghanistan. We will discuss the practical use of country origin information by lawyers. Read more

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  • How Interviews Can Help Fill Information Gaps

    We are often confronted with lawyers submitting research questions which might not be easily answered solely through conducting open source research. We share our recommendations on when and how to conduct interviews. Read more

  • Four tips for efficient child-specific COI research

    Ascertaining a potential risk on return may be especially challenging in cases involving children and young adults. We share our top tips on researching child-specific Country of Origin Information to help you strengthen your young clients’ claims. Read more

  • Atheist asylee: Aynoor's story

    When Aynoor's French residence permit expired and it was time for her to return to Pakistan, Aynoor secretly applied for asylum in France as she feared religious persecution due to her atheist beliefs. Read more