Thailand v. Secretary of State for the Home Department
Country: United Kingdom
Court: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
Sentenced date: 26/01/2010
Purpose of exploitation: Exploitation of the prostitution
In this case, the appellant is a female Thai citizen who has been trafficked to the UK for sexual exploitation. She appeals against the decision of the Tribunal to remove her from the UK to Thailand as an illegal entrant
The original Tribunal was found to have made a material error in the decision. The appeal was allowed on asylum grounds and on Article 3 grounds of the European Convention on Human Rights (Article 3 prohibits torture, and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment).