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Resource Reserve

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

An IUCN Management Category (VI) for protected areas, which is designed ‘to protect resources of the area for future use and prevent or contain development activities that could affect the...

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A Castle Built on Sand? Article 3 ECHR and the Source of Risk in Non-Refoulement Obligations in International Law

Kathryn Greenman.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 19320 words.

Where international human rights instruments lack explicit prohibitions on refoulement, non-refoulement obligations are read into other substantive rights. In this context, state...

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Asylum, Migration and Refugee Protection: Realities, Myths and the Promise of Things to Come

Erika Feller.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12215 words.

It is an unfortunate but true cliché that we live in a seriously troubled world. Turbulence and conflict in many parts of the world from Africa to Iraq and Asia, as well as persecution of...

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Seeking Asylum at Embassies: A Right to Entry under International Law?

Gregor Noll.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 16865 words.

Is the processing of asylum claims at embassies and the grant of ‘humanitarian visas’ within the framework of Protected Entry Procedures a mere expression of the political benevolence on...

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Recognizing Socio-Economic Refugees in South Africa: a Principled and Rights-Based Approach to Section 3(b) of the Refugees Act

Jennifer A. Klinck.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 20980 words.

Section 3(b) of South Africa's Refugees Act, which substantially reproduces the expanded refugee definition from the Organisation of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects...

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Portuguese Refugee Law in the European Context: The Case of Sexuality-Based Claims

Nuno Ferreira.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13011 words.

Portugal’s migration history has been extensively explored in academic literature, including in legal scholarship. Yet, very little attention has so far been directed towards Portuguese...

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Smuggling of Human Beings from a Human Rights Perspective: Obligations of Non-State and State Actors under International Human Rights Law

Tom Obokata.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 10778 words.

Although trafficking of human beings has been widely regarded as a human rights issue, little attention has been paid to human rights aspects of smuggling as it is mainly ...

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The Pacific Plan: The Provision of ‘Effective Protection’?

Susan Kneebone.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 11174 words.

The issue that is examined in this article is whether the Australian model of extraterritorial processing is one that provides ‘effective protection’ to asylum seekers. The legal foundation...

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‘Turning Back the Boats’: Australia’s Interdiction of Irregular Migrants at Sea

Andreas Schloenhardt and Colin Craig.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 19484 words.

At the end of 2013, the Australian Government reintroduced a policy to turn around or tow back vessels carrying irregular migrants, many of them asylum seekers. This policy is designed to...

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Work, the Right to Work, and Durable Solutions: A Study on Sierra Leonean Refugees in The Gambia

Eve Lester.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 29307 words.

It is rare indeed that the forced movement of people will not have an economic dimension. Economic issues related to the movement of people have generally been viewed as beyond the scope of...

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Masquerading as Compliance: Tracing Canada’s Policy Implementation of the Human Right to Water

Jennifer S. Schiff.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10755 words.

A number of international agreements support the legitimacy of the human right to water, and the ‘fulfilment’ requirement of that right compels states to provide equal water access for all...

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How Does Community Participation Work? Human Rights and the Hidden Labour of Interstitial Elites in Ghana

Catherine Buerger and Elizabeth Holzer.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6576 words.

Human rights and international development organizations are increasingly promoting community participation as a critical component of successful programmes. Not all methods of...

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Moving Theory into Practice: Human Rights Impact Assessment of Intellectual Property Rights in Trade Agreements

Lisa Forman and Gillian MacNaughton.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12142 words.

This article explores the development of methodologies for human rights and right to health-specific impact assessment of trade-related intellectual property rights. These methodologies...

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