Essays about: "non-refoulement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the word non-refoulement.

  1. 1. Non-refoulement cases before the ECtHR and CAT : A case study on women alleging gender-based violence at the hands of private actors

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati

    Author : Hodan Abdi; [2023]
    Keywords : Non-refoulement; human rights; monitoring bodies; private actors; feminism.;

    Abstract : This study aims to analyze if the assessment of the European Court of Human Rights and Committee Against Torture in cases concerning women alleging violation of the principle of non-refoulement takes gender into consideration. Therefore, this study compares four cases from the Court and the other four cases from the Committee with feminist legal theory analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rights on the Move: Climate induced migration and States’ obligations under the ICCPR

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Ebba Nikolic Kajrup; [2023]
    Keywords : public international law; climate induced migration; climate change; ICCPR; right to life; non-refoulement; Teitiota; climate refugees; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the current most pressing threats to human rights. The adverse impacts of climate change affect peoples’ mental and physical health and forces many to leave their countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Of course, but maybe: the absolute prohibition of refoulement and threats to national security and public safety : Legal and practical effects of undesirable but unreturnable refugees

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Aftonfalk; [2022]
    Keywords : International law; refugee law; human rights law; non-refoulement; refugee protection; exclusion; torture or ill-treatment; national security and public safety;

    Abstract : States are routinely confronted with conflicting duties of maintaining full respect for human rights, on the one hand, and protecting national security and public safety, on the other. This is not least noticeable when States’ sovereignty and the right to control who enters and leaves their territories clash with the obligation to afford protection to refugees fleeing persecution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rights accumulation in the refugee camps in the Aegean Sea : A study of the difference between humanitarianism and justification

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : My Ahlkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : refugee camp; justification; basic needs; Aegean Sea;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze the communication of six different non-governmentalorganizations present in the refugee camps in the Aegean Sea, to understand which problemsthey identify as critical and how the communication may be interpreted in the light of theneeds of the organizations. The second purpose is to review the discrepancy between thehumanitarian perspective and the justification perspective, by applying the theoreticalframework consisting of framing theory and two discourse-theoretical theories on the resultsof the content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drones at the borders – Security for whom?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Gustafsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Folkrätt; International Human Rights Law; Mänskliga rättigheter; Migration law; Migrationsrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Italy is using drones to monitor migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. This is partially done through a contract with Leonardo S.p.A – one of the largest arms traders in the world – under which the company undertakes to operate drones in the area on behalf of the state. READ MORE