R (Krishnapillai) v SSHD [2008] EWHC 2737 (Admin)

Mental health problems can engage Article 8 and render it disproportionate to separate a failed asylum seeker from the support of his family (in this case the mental health element involved PTSD, depression and the threat of suicide); however, deportation in this case was lawful.


Judgment: 10th September 2008

Before: Cranston J

Mr S Cox (instructed by Fisher Meredith) appeared on behalf of the Claimant

Mr P Patel and Mr R Dunlop (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) appeared on behalf of the Defendant

External link

UNHCR website - transcript