Court name: Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland
Date of decision:
Legal instruments: 1954 Statelessness Convention
Key aspects: Burden of proof, Refugee status determination, Standard of proof, Statelessness and asylum, Statelessness determination
Applicants are two Syrian Kurds who entered Switzerland on Syrian passports and claimed asylum, but the asylum application was rejected. They subsequently claimed recognition as stateless persons, but that request failed too.