Essays about: "torture or ill-treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words torture or ill-treatment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Interception of Refugees and Migrants on the High Seas- The Scope of Applicability of the Principle of Non-Refoulement and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

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

    Author : Dilshodakhon Mustafaeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Interception; Refugee; Migrant; extraterritorial jurisdiction; the principle of non-refoulement; migration management; European Convention on Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : According to the European Convention on Human Rights, jurisdiction is a prerequisite for holding a contracting state responsible when an allegation of infringement of the ECHR arises, such as the principle of non-refoulement. States implement extraterritorial migration management measures trying to avoid triggering the principle of non-refoulement arguing that it cannot be applied extraterritorially. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mechanical restraint in psychiatric healthcare facilities : A helpful tool, or torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in disguise?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Rudhe; [2021]
    Keywords : Mechanical restraint; torture; international human rights; UNCAT; CRPD; survivor-controlled research; bältesläggning;

    Abstract : The use of mechanical restraint is a common practice in psychiatric care, often defended by medical necessity but seldom questioned from a human rights perspective. The purpose of this thesis has been to investigate under which circumstances mechanical restraint by bed through belt fixation could amount to torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Non-refoulement and national security

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ingrid Holm; [2015]
    Keywords : non-refoulement; refugee law; migration law; public international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Non-refoulement is a fundamental principle of international law, providing an individual the protection from being returned to a place where he or she risks persecution, torture or other ill treatment. The prohibition on refoulement is recognized in refugee law, human rights law and international customary law. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diplomatic Assurances - Safeguard against Torture or Undermining the Prohibition of Refoulement?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sara Isman; [2006]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : To eliminate terrorism and security risks in its country, States seek to return alleged terrorists to their countries of origin. This is sometimes problematic because of the human rights situation in the countries of origin&semic the return involves the prohibition of torture or ill-treatment, and the prohibition of refoulement. READ MORE