03 March 2014

Thematic Focus: Persecution

Upcoming event:

Towards a Working Definition of Persecution, London, 12 March 2014 [info]
- "Why, more than 60 years on, is there still no agreed definition of the term 'being persecuted' within Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Refugee Convention? In this talk, based on an article in a forthcoming book, I will argue that the time is long overdue for attempting a working definition. ..."

A few recent publications:

Legitimate Persecution: The Effect of Asylum’s Nexus Clause (ExpressO, 2014) [text]

"Rethinking the Origins of 'Persecution' in Refugee Law," International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 25, no. 4 (Dec. 2013) [abstract]

"Towards a Re-definition of Persecution? Assessing the Potential Impact of Y and Z," Human Rights Law Review, vol. 13, no. 2 (2013) [extract]

Related post:
- What is Persecution? (14 Oct. 2011)

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