A recent report entitled “Lessons Not Learned” concludes that the Home Office continues to carry out flawed credibility assessments when deciding immigration and asylum applications. “Lessons Not Learned” suggests that, when considering applications, the Home Office too often adopts a starting position of disbelief:
One example provided by the report refers to the Home Office’s assessment of medical evidence submitted in support of a torture victim’s asylum claim. The Home Office decision-maker concluded that the expert evidence could not be relied upon because the expert had not herself witnessed the torture.
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