Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: by Cristiano d'Orsi

By Cristiano d'Orsi

It isn't really frequently said that the nice majority of African refugee stream occurs inside of Africa instead of from Africa to the West. This e-book examines the explicit features and demanding situations of the refugee scenario in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing a brand new and important imaginative and prescient at the state of affairs of asylum-seekers and refugees within the African continent. Cristiano d’Orsi considers the foreign, local and household criminal and institutional frameworks associated with refugee security in Sub-Saharan Africa, and explores the contributions African refugee security has delivered to the reason on an international scale.

Key matters lined within the ebook comprise the speculation and the perform of non-refoulement, an research of the phenomenon of mass-influx, the idea that of burden-sharing, and the position of freedom warring parties. The booklet is going directly to study the expulsions of refugees and the historic function performed by means of UNHCR in Sub-Saharan Africa.

As a piece which follows the persecution and criminal demanding situations of these looking for a secure haven, this e-book may be of significant curiosity and use to researchers and scholars of immigration and asylum legislations, foreign legislation, human rights, and African studies.

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Although General Assembly resolutions are not binding from a legal standpoint, they may be pronouncements of customary law principles, may help to influence state practice, and may serve as evidence of opinio juris.

The UNHCR Executive Committee, hereinafter referred to as the ExCom has tried, rather vaguely we would say, to define the elements which constitute a massinflux. ’54 Situations of mass-influx have raised an interesting debate in academia regarding the role that prima facie (‘at first sight’) recognition of refugee status plays for the future of these persons in search of protection. We will explore this issue, although the main international legal instruments, which apply to SubSaharan Africa, do not provide standards for refugee recognition on a prima facie basis.

Temporary protection, seen as an element of a comprehensive approach to the refugee problem, should pre- 50 UNGA, Third report on the expulsion of aliens, International Law Commission, 19 April 2007, document No. 4/581, paragraph 72, p. 25. A. and Klaaren, J. (eds), Perspectives on Refugee Protection in South Africa, Pretoria: Lawyers for Human Rights, 2001, p. 77. , ‘Toward a broader definition of refugee: 20th century development trends’, in California Western International Law Journal, vol. 20, 1989–1990, p.

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