Essays about: "asylum seekers under international law"

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  1. 1. Fortress or Host Europe? – The EU/Turkey deal and its compliance with human rights law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Alice Cullberg; [2016]
    Keywords : international law; EU law; safe third country; non-refoulement; asylum; Turkey; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In light of what have become known as the European migration crisis, this thesis examines the legality of one of EU’s burden-sharing responses to this perceived threat – the EU/Turkey deal on March 18 2016. For many asylum seekers, the dream of a safe haven in the EU goes through Turkey to the Greek islands, leading to a significant rise in the number of would-be asylum seekers in the EU over the last years. READ MORE

  2. 2. The protection of work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers in the Netherlands

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Inge van der Helm; [2016]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Refugee rights; Asylum; Refugee Law; International law; migrant workers; labour rights; social security; right to safety and health; fair wage; discrimination; ILO; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers with regard to the right to have access to employment, the right to work under safe and fair conditions and the right to have access to social security in the Netherlands. One of the purposes of this thesis is furthermore to bring clarity and awareness to the fact that asylum seekers and refugees have in many cases the same workers’ rights as migrant workers under international human rights law. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the Spirit of EU Burden-Sharing – Past and Present challenges to respond to humanitarian crises; Kosovo and Syria in Focus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ebba Ahlgren; [2016]
    Keywords : refugee protection; burden-sharing; solidarity; fair sharing of responsibilities; relocation; resettlement; people sharing; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Providing protection and assistance to refugees is a permanent challenge for the international community. In 2014 EU created a New Agenda on Migration as a immediate response to the increasing inflow of third country nationals who risked their lives when crossing the Mediterranean Sea. READ MORE

  4. 4. No Freedom in a Closet: The Persistence of Discretion Reasoning in the Refugee Status Determination Process for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Asylum Applications to the European Union

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Wei Bin Ku; [2014]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Lesbian, gay, and bisexual people continue to face discrimination and persecution in their daily lives, often from both the state and their communities. Where states do not provide for the basic human rights and physical security of their lesbian, gay, and bisexual citizens, many such citizens would flee their countries of origin in search of refuge in more hospitable countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legal Rights and Obligations of States with Regard to Interception at Sea: Extraterritorial Application of the Principle of Non-refoulement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Artan Murati; [2012]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The migration of people by sea is not a new phenomenon. Since early days, people whose lives have been under threat or people in search of better living conditions often have taken this route. However, today States are trying to prevent every attempt of irregular migration as they have established policies of interception at sea. READ MORE