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The regional law of refugee protection in Africa

Author: Marina Sharpe
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The regional law of refugee protection in Africa has never been fully articulated. The extent of the regime was, until recently, narrowly construed as not including human rights law; the history, and some contemporary aspects, of the regional refugee treaties were misunderstood; the nature of the systemic relationship between the regional and international refugee treaties had not been explored nor had discrete  Read more...
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Sharpe, Marina, 1979-
Regional law of refugee protection in Africa.
Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018936568
(OCoLC)1028791757
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Sharpe
ISBN: 9780192560674 0192560670 9780191865169 0191865168
OCLC Number: 1045426358
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - University of Oxford, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 263 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The drafting of the 1969 Convention --
The 1969 Convention --
The relationship between the 1951 and 1969 Conventions --
Regional human rights law --
The Organization of African Unity and the African Union --
The African Commission and human rights courts --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Marina Sharpe.

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