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Person in need of protection

Person in need of protection

Person in need of protection

To get refugee protection, a claimant must prove they are either a Convention refugee or a person in need of protection. A person in need of protection is someone who would likely face at least one of these things if they are forced to return to their home country:

  • torture
  • a risk to life
  • a risk of cruel and unusual treatment
  • a risk of cruel and unusual punishment.

In the last three situations of risk, they must show all of the following:

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