Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An by Ademola Abass (ed.), Francesca Ippolito (ed.)

By Ademola Abass (ed.), Francesca Ippolito (ed.)

This booklet is a accomplished review of neighborhood responses to the obstacle within the asylum/refugee approach and seriously examines how various areas take on the matter. The chapters reflect on the basic demanding situations which undermine an efficient asylum method in addition to nearby problems with a few of the conditions surrounding African asylum seekers. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin the USA, South Asia and the center East, the gathering strives to understand what informs every one region's method of the asylum procedure and asks if there are matters universal to each zone and if areas can study from one another. together with a dialogue at the safety of asylum seekers in the African human rights approach, the ebook seeks an figuring out of what criminal regime exists for the security of refugees and the way nearby associations equivalent to human rights commissions and neighborhood courts implement and adjudicate the law.The ebook could be useful to these drawn to foreign legislation, migration and human rights.

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What the book does not do is compare one region to another – each regional experience is unique and informs its legal framework and system – but it does critically examine how each region, on its own, tackles the problem of asylum seekers. This aim is to appreciate what informs each region’s approach to the subject matter and determine whether there are crosscutting issues common to every region. ), Protecting Human Security in Africa (Oxford University Press, 2010). Abass A, ‘The Proposed International Criminal Jurisdiction for the African Court: Some Problematic Aspects’ (2013) Netherlands International Law Review LX 27–50.

Introduction 15 Yet, this is a region that strongly recognizes the need to develop a strong normative foundation for refugees and asylum seekers by building a bridge across different regions. Through the (1966) AALCO and Bangkok Principles on Status and Treatment of Refugees (2001), the Asia-Pacific region pioneered the recognition of a regional solution to the refugee/asylum crisis as well as recognizing the imperative of South-South cooperation in dealing with the problem. Sara E. Davies and Kelley Loper’s contributions approach the Asia-Pacific asylum crisis in different but complementary ways.

This provision takes the idea of the granting of asylum and refugee status and tries to reinforce the notion that such an act is a friendly one and should not create hostility between States, as receiving States will not be allowing asylum seekers and refugees to undertake acts which undermine their State of origin. Article 3 can be seen as drawing a distinction between those who seek genuine refuge and are seeking protection in the receiving State, and those with ulterior motives who can cause conflicts to spill over into the receiving State.

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