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International Refugee Law

A Reader



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International Refugee Law: A Reader
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International Refugee Law presents the subject matter from the perspective of Third World countries. It explores the law of asylum, rights and duties of refugees, law of state responsibility, solutions and much more.'

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHO IS A REFUGEE? Early Definitions The 1951 Convention Definition The 1967 Protocol Removal of Temporal and Geographical Limitations The OAU Convention and the Cartagena Declaration Asia AALCC Principals Stateless Persons Are We All Refugees? PART TWO: ASYLUM History The Principal of Non-refoulement A Norm of Customary International Law The Principal of Non-refoulement and State Practice Concept of Temporary Protection The Principal of Burden-sharing Extradition and Non-refoulement PART THREE: RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF REFUGEES Lifeworld of Refugees Rights of Refugees Future of the Refugee Rights Regime Duties of Refugees PART FOUR: THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) Predecessors UNHCR Structure, Mandate and Functions UNHCR and NGOs Refugees and the Role of ICRC PART FIVE: CAUSES OF REFUGEE FLOWS AND THE LAW OF STATE RESPONSIBILITY The Causes of Refugee Flows The Law of State Responsibility PART SIX: DURABLE SOLUTIONS Resettlement Local Integration Voluntary Repatriation The Most Desirable Solution? Voluntary Repatriation Legal Framework Organised Repatriation Spontaneous Repatriation Durable Solutions and Refugee Children PART SEVEN: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS Refugees and IDPs Distinguished Need for Separate Instrument Definition Law of Humanitarian Assistance Guiding Principals on Internal Displacement Role of UNHCR Safety Zones PART EIGHT: LEGAL CONDITION OF REFUGEES IN INDIA The Story of Partition Refugees Legal Framework Tibetan Refugees Refugees from Bangladesh Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees India and the 1951 Convention India and the UNHCR
Release date NZ
June 8th, 2000
Edited by B S Chimni
Country of Publication
United States
SAGE Publications Inc
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