New featured topic on the humanitarian situation in Somalia

A new featured topic on Somalia is now available.

EASO publishes COI report on the security situation in Pakistan

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published updates to two of its guidance notes: Afghanistan and Iraq.

HRW publishes World Report 2021

Human Rights Watch published its annual World Report, covering events in 2020.

ACCORD report on the political situation and selected human rights issues in Côte d'Ivoire

The report covers the following topics: political situation; inter-communal violence; freedom of speech; women; children; persons with disabilities; sexual orientation and gender identity; rule of law.

ACCORD published an update to the 2020 report on Turkey

ACCORD published a December 2020 update in German language of the Turkey report of August.

Comparative analysis of USDOS human rights reports 2016-2019 published by Asylum Research Centre

Asylum Research Centre (ARC) released a comparative analysis of the USDOS human rights reports of the years 2016 to 2019.

Advisory report on COI for the Dutch government

The Dutch Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs in July released an extensive report with recommendations on the use of COI. For the reports, current practices in Austria, Poland and the UK have been examined along with the Netherlands'.

COI podcast: Living in Baghdad

The COI podcasts (in German language), a cooperation between ACCORD and the University of Heidelberg, talk about backgrounds that can help to understand country of origin information better.

Reports from ACCORD on Turkey and from EASO on Afghanistan

ACCORD publishes a compilation on Turkey and EASO a report on anti-government elements in Afghanistan.

USDOS publishes annual reports on terrorism and human trafficking 2019

The US Department of State released its annual reports on terrorism and those on human trafficking, covering 2019.

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