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Part 3 Protection, 8 International Protection

From: The Refugee in International Law (3rd Edition)

Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Jane McAdam

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 December 2022

Subject(s):
Non-refoulement — Nationality of individuals — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Genocide — Crimes against humanity
The lack or denial of protection is a principal feature of refugee character, and it is for international law, in turn, to substitute its own protection for that which the country of origin cannot or will not provide. Non-refoulement is the foundation-stone of international protection, and in this and the following two chapters the content of that protection is examined in more detail, with attention specifically to international institutions, treaties, solutions, and the incorporation of international standards in municipal law. The first intergovernmental...
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