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Protection of the right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system

Beyani, Chaloka (2013) Protection of the right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system. Refugees and human rights. , 12 Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden. ISBN 9789004163416

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Abstract

The use of international human rights machinery to protect refugees has acquired an important dimension in recent years. This is true of both the United Nations treaty body system and the African, European and Inter-American regional systems of of human rights. The result is a dynamic international invigoration of traditional refugee law that, in contradistinction, tends to be applied at the level of national courts and tribunals. Yet the precise role of human rights in the protection of refugees is sometimes viewed with suspicion and uncertainty. This Commentary provides a valuable insight … read moreinto the use of human rights in the protection of refugees through the prism of the African Human Rights System.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.brill.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 Koninklijke Brill NV
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Research centres and groups > Centre for the Study of Human Rights
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 09:36
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2013 14:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/47943

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