Towards national refugee laws in South Asia

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Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit , Dhaka
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Bangladesh., Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- South


Bangladesh., South

About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Statementedited by C.R. Abrar, Shahdeen Malik.
ContributionsAbrar, Chowdhury Rafiqul., Malik, Shahdeen., Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit.
LC ClassificationsKNG2155.R43 T69 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3535156M
LC Control Number2001436545

See also ‘The Need for Refugee Laws in South Asia’ in (C R Abrar and Shahdeen Malik ed) Towards National Refugee Laws in South Asia, Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Dhaka, Article 44 of the 9 th SAARC Summit at Male (May ).

The largest share of refugees who came to the United States during FY were from Africa, followed by the Near East/South Asia, East Asia, Europe, and Latin America/Caribbean. Specifically, percent (or 10,) of all refugee arrivals came from Africa—compared to 31, in FY (the last year of the Obama administration).

C.R. Abrar and Shahdeen Malik, Towards National Refugee Laws in South Asia (Refugee and Migratory Movement's Research Unit, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, ) B.S. Chimni, International Refugee Law: A Reader, (Sage Publications, New Delhi, ).

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Refugee Law and Policy In Selected Countries March laws and regulations governing the admission of refugees and handling refugee claims; processes significantly in their receptivity to asylum seekers and the extent to which conflicting national policies affect adherence to norms prescribed in the Convention.

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is a network of civil society organizations and individuals with a commitment to advancing refugee rights in the Asia Pacific region. APRRN, which was established in Novemberengages in information sharing, mutual capacity building and advocacy.

As late asthe first-ever refugee law was enacted in South Korea, granting migrants the right to apply for refugee status at the point of. With Europe and the Middle East thus occupied, there has been less attention to the emergent refugee crisis in South Asia. According to the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, Pakistan is home to over million refugees, mostly from Afghanistan.

Drawing on the International Legal Standards and States’ Practices in South Asia regarding climate refugees, the book shows how IRL, ICCL, and IHRL (international human rights law) have been used to address and identify the gaps in the global legal protection framework concerning the contours of the normative debate on climate refugees.

THE SOUTH ASIA DECLARATION ON REFUGEES Adopted by the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Refugee and Migratory Movements in South Asia in January The Regional Consultation on Refugee and Migratory Movements in South Asia was initiated by the former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Mrs.

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Sadako Ogata in This book examines the region's continued rejection of international refugee law through extensive archival analysis and argues that this rejection was.

Throughout the book one can notice the suggestions and clear analysis on the part of the authors in explaining the hard realities of the refugees, IDPs, stateless and economic migrants in South Asia. But does this constitute refugees in all of South Asia.

This compilation appears to be a piecemeal of few but major refugee movements in South Asia. A Critical Analysis of Refugee Protection in South Asia Abstract Many countries in Asia and all the coun- tries in South Asia have not acceded to the Refugee Convention of or the Protocol of in spite of the fact that a large number of refugees come from this region.

The reasons for not ratifying them are not clear even though many. Refugees in South Asia South Asia. While refugees in South Asian countries nowhere constitute a cohesive social group (with the possible exception of some groups from Afghanistan in western Pakistan), they are so numerous at the present time () that an outline of their demography is appropriate in this volume.

The discovery of 26 bodies belonging to Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants in a camp on the Thai-Malaysia border in early May marked the start of the current round of Southeast Asia’s refugee crisis.

Draft Refugee Law. Efforts to forge a comprehensive refugee law were reportedly initiated in the s, but so far no draft laws have been released. Inthe draft Regulations on Determination of Status and Administration of Refugees. This Asian asylum policy vacuum is the legacy of a long-standing antipathy towards the international refugee protection regime on the part of many Asian states, and a failure to adopt a regional.

January 7, Judge Seongsoo Kim RefLaw, Editorial Advisory Panel Suwon District Court of Korea. The Republic of Korea became a signatory of the Refugee Convention inshortly thereafter inserting just a few articles into its domestic immigration laws to adhere to the required procedures of refugee recognition under the Convention.

Byapplications for refugee. A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition).Such a person may be called an asylum seeker until granted refugee status by the contracting state or the UNHCR if they formally make a claim for asylum.

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The lead international agency Europe and North Asia: million. book review Lethal spots, vital secrets: medicine and martial arts in South India by Roman Sieler, New York, Oxford University Press,x + pp., ISBN   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India has also suggested that India should set up a legal regime for refugees, a national refugee policy consistent with its international law obligations, would be able to secure and protect the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in India.

India hosts the largest population of refugees in all of South Asia yet lacks a robust domestic policy that differentiates refugees from foreigners. Caption: A. Refugee rehabilitation and land alienation in Tripura. In Fernandes, W., Barbora, S. (Eds), Land, people and politics: Contest over tribal land in Northeast India (pp.

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50, Tk 2. Tasneem Siddiqui (ed.)State, Migrant Workers and the Wage Earners’ Welfare Fund (in Bangla), pp. 50, Tk   BY MATTHEW SMITH AND AMY SMITH - More thanRohingya Muslim refugees have fled from Myanmar in the past year.

They now live in Author: Inside Asia. Migrants and refugees who spent months at sea find help in Indonesia's Aceh but claim up to people died on the journey with 14 people, including seven children, dying before the.

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Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Septem More thanpeople have fled the violence in Burma since Aug according to the United Nations. IPCS Discussion | Afghanistan and the US-Taliban Agreement: Legal, Political, Security and Operational Implications Rana Banerji, Amb (Retd) Amar Sinha, and Fawad Poya in conversation at IPCS to discuss the multi-dim.

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Many of them lack basic documents such as a passport, Author: Dany Bahar. South Asia is the fourth largest refugee producing region in the world. There is a close link between state formation and forced migration in this region. Ethnic violence, development work, natural calamities and climatic changes also make people, especially the indigenous ones, flee and settle in extremely unbearable new and foreign conditions.