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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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The Legal Framework: The Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the Development of Law Half a Century Later

Cornelis D. de Jong.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 1998; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The basic question, which I would like to address is whether the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees (from now on referred to as ‘the 1951 Convention’) is fit to cope with...

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An Examination of the International Understanding of Political Rape and the Significance of Labeling it Torture

Hannah Pearce.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

This study aims to discuss and define rape as a form of torture in order to elevate the status of a crime which is consistently under‐represented and under‐estimated. Rape is seen as a crime...

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Refugee Law and Practice in Tanzania

TOBY D. MENDEL.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

This paper looks at refugee law and practice in Tanzania. The first section contains a description of the main flows of refugees into Tanzania and the responses of the Tanzanian...

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The Beleaguered Gatekeeper: Protection Challenges Posed by UNHCR Refugee Status Determination

Michael Kagan.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12461 words.

The number of individual RSD applications received by UNHCR offices worldwide nearly doubled from 1997 to 2001, while UNHCR's RSD operations have been criticized for failing to implement...

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Examining Sexual Violence in the Military Within the Context of Eritrean Asylum Claims Presented in Norway

Cecilia M. Bailliet.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 20316 words.

Discussion of rape by soldiers as a form of persecution has largely been directed towards the context of war or actual conflict. Nevertheless, there is a need for attention to be directed...

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Testing Repatriation Contracts for Unconscionability: The Case of Refugees in Israel

Mollie Gerver.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 14207 words.

When an individual signs a contract for voluntary repatriation through a private or public body, there may be a need to draw upon principles of contract law and to test contracts for...

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Matthew J. Gibney, <i>The Ethics and Politics of Asylum: Liberal Democracy and the Response to Refugees</i>, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004, x + 287pp. ISBN 0–521–00937–5.

Rosalind Dixon.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1019 words.

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The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration

Harriet Short.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1289 words.

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Erika Feller, Volker Türk and Frances Nicholson. (eds), <i>Refugee Protection in International Law: UNHCR's Global Consultations on International Protection</i>, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003, lix + 717pp. ISBN 0–521–82574–1, 0–521–53281–7

Cecilia M. Bailliet.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1953 words.

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

Hugo Storey.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 2235 words.

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