Refoulement

Non-refoulement () is a fundamental principle of international law that forbids a country receiving asylum seekers from returning them to a country in which they would be in likely danger of persecution based on "race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion". Unlike political asylum, which applies to those who can prove a well-grounded fear of persecution based on certain category of persons, non-refoulement refers to the generic repatriation of people, including refugees into war zones and other disaster locales. It is a principle of customary international law, as it applies even to states that are …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

displacement to provide immediate protection from refoulement, access to legal status and rights in host countries


NYU: New York University · 12 June 2024 English

The Inter-American Court's guidance could become an invaluable tool for shaping a principled and pragmatic international response to the pressing human rights challenge of climate-related displacement. The post How the …


RCOA: Refugee Council of Australia · 12 June 2024 English

Submission title 12 June 2024 The Hon Andrew Giles MP Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Dear Minister Giles, I am writing to express the deep …

individuals while ensuring protection against refoulement. 4. Additionality: Emergency responses should


Amnesty International · 10 June 2024 English

Regarding the Finnish Government’s proposal for an emergency law on the so-called “instrumentalization” of migration, defined in the text as actions by “states or other actors” to facilitate irregular migration …

undermines access to asylum and the protection from refoulement in Finland. It risks serving as a green light breach of the non-derogable principle of non-refoulement. Often described as “pushbacks”, the unlawful standards for a reason: the principle of non-refoulement must always be upheld and claims of serious human highlighted “the risks of penalization, detention and refoulement faced by asylum-seekers” in Russia. NEWS PRESS


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 7 June 2024 English

Secondary movements occur when refugees or asylum-seekers move from the country in which they first arrived, to seek protection or for permanent resettlement elsewhere. While most asylum-seekers seek protection in …

procedures, which give rise to the risk of refoulement;  desire to join extended family and communities;


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 French

et la zone d’accueil des déchets avant leur refoulement dans les bassins ; (iv) difficulté techniques


RCOA: Refugee Council of Australia · 4 June 2024 English

2.3 Key recommendations for the structure and composition of the Humanitarian Program Key recommendations include: The Humanitarian Program must remain true to its core principle of resettling refugees in priority …

individuals while ensuring protection against refoulement. 4. Additionality: Emergency responses should


WHO: World Health Organization · 1 June 2024 English

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asylum, while in Oman the Constitution forbids refoulement and the deportation of people in need of international


World Bank Group · 1 June 2024 French

accessoires (tuyau d’aspiration équipé de crépin e et refoulement de 100 ml) et des pièces de rechange u suelles


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 30 May 2024 French

Each EU institution and the Member States scrutinise the EU budget. The European Court of Auditors and the European Parliament perform detailed checks at various levels. Each year, Parliament scrutinises …

harcèlement, de fautes professionnelles et de refoulement illégal de migrants, et rendre compte de ses


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