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Rights in exile : janus-faced humanitarianism

Author: Guglielmo Verdirame; Barbara E Harrell-Bond; Zachary Lomo; Hannah Garry; Albie Sachs
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berghahn Books, 2005.
Series: Studies in forced migration, v. 17.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guglielmo Verdirame; Barbara E Harrell-Bond; Zachary Lomo; Hannah Garry; Albie Sachs
ISBN: 1571815260 9781571815262 1845451031 9781845451035
OCLC Number: 58411331
Description: xxix, 385 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword Justice Albie Sachs Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction The setting Main movements of refugees into Kenya and Uganda Aims and objectives of the research Assumptions underlying the research Research methods Main findings A research and advocacy agenda for the future Chapter 1. Refugee Law and Policy in Kenya and Uganda Introduction The Legal Framework in Kenya The Legal Framework in Uganda Refugee policy in Kenya Refugee policy in Uganda Refugee law-making in fits and starts Conclusion Chapter 2. Getting In Introduction The influence of donor countries The OAU Convention and group recognition Admission: standards and procedures Legal hurdles to admission Ordeals of arrival New arrivals and local people Conclusion Chapter 3. Status-Determination Procedures: '... and when you go to UNHCR, pray' Introduction Procedural standards in status determination Who is in charge? The role of NGOs Confidentiality Interpreters Advocacy Standards of evidence Decisions Exclusion Cessation Conclusion Chapter 4. Civil and Political Rights Introduction Non-discrimination Right to Life Freedom from torture and from cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment Freedom from slavery and forced labour Liberty and security of the person Freedom of movement Access to courts and right to fair trial Privacy and family life Freedom of expression, thought, conscience and religion, and freedom of assembly and association Conclusion Chapter 5. Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Introduction Employment An adequate standard of living The highest attainable standard of physical and mental health Education Cultural rights Conclusion Chapter 6. Refugee Protection: What Is Going Wrong? Introduction Host countries Donor countries Resettlement UNHCR NGOs Conclusion Conclusions Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in forced migration, v. 17.
Responsibility: Guglielmo Verdirame and Barbara Harrell-Bond, with Zachary Lomo and Hannah Garry and a forward by Justice Albie Sachs.


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