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International legal standards for the protection from refoulement

C. W. Wouters

International legal standards for the protection from refoulement

a legal anlysis on the prohibitions on refoulement contained in the Refugee Convention, the European Convention on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the Convention Against Torture

by C. W. Wouters

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Published by Intersentia, Distribution for the USA and Canada, International Specialized Book Services in Antwerp, Portland, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Refugees -- Protection -- International cooperation,
  • Asylum, Right of

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.W. Wouters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3230.R45 W68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 638 p. ;
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23731757M
    ISBN 109050958761
    ISBN 109789050958769
    LC Control Number2009497375

    The Unified Screening Mechanism (“USM”), which is a more comprehensive (and long overdue) screening mechanism for assessing claims for non-refoulement protection inclusive of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and/or persecution, is a welcome development that marks the beginning of a new area of law in Hong Kong. Human Rights, Non-Refoulement and the Protection of Refugees in Hong Kong Article in International Journal of Refugee Law 22(3) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      Abstract. The norm of non-refoulement is at the heart of the international protection of refugees yet there remains a lack of consensus as to its status. In this contribution, we examine the question whether it has attained the status of a jus cogens norm. Adopting the methodology of ‘custom plus’ we first examine whether non-refoulement has attained the status of custom, concluding that Cited by: 5. Non-refoulement principle. On this page you will find legal guarantees and other regulations from the Swiss Federal Constitution, the European and international human rights treaties and further documents under international law.

    of whether the non-refoulement norm has attained the status of customary international law is itself contested A judge who wishes to entertain such a claim may need to require full briefing 80 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Dec. 16, , U.N.T.S. , available at. Non-refoulement as a principle of international law and the role of the judiciary in its implementation international legal minds of the twentieth century and a Holocaust survivor, believed that “had is not a combatant or a war criminal qualifies for our protection as a refugee. We have our duty of.


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Cornelis (Kees) Wouters is the senior refugee law advisor at the Division of International Protection of UNHCR in Geneva. In the past he has worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Immigration Law at Leiden Law School, where in he obtained his doctoral (PhD) degree with his thesis on International Legal Standards for the Protection from : Kees Wouters.

Every year, millions of people are seeking protection from countries other than their own for fear of being tortured, persecuted or killed. This book explores the basic right of every forcibly displaced person to be protected from refoulement.

It provides a comprehensive legal analysis of prohibitions of refoulement contained in four human rights treaties: the Refugee Convention, the European. International legal standards for the protection from refoulement: A legal analysis of the prohibitions on refoulement contained in the Refugee Convention, the European Convention on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the.

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The prohibition of refoulement is the cornerstone of international refugee and asylum law and aims to provide protection to people at risk of persecution, torture, inhuman treatment or other human rights violations upon return to their own Author: Cornelis Wolfram Wouters.

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Pobjoy, Cambridge University Press, Reviewed by Marina Sharpe* Human rights give legal expression to our most foundational shared precepts of justice. It is therefore always surprising to reflect on the relative recentness of their entry into the corpus of international law.