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Aid in a World of Crisis: Op-ed by Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has written an op-ed on the global crisis of displacement and persecution. Never before in the 64th-year history of UNHCR has the agency had to address so much human misery. “At the … Continue reading

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Ruling of ECtHR on return of homosexual asylum seeker to Libya

On 26 June 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rejected a Libyan national’s complaint that his return from Sweden to Libya would expose him to a risk of persecution based on his homosexuality. Since the fall of Gadhafi’s … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Origins of ‘Persecution’ in Refugee Law

publication Jane McAdam, member of this Interest Group and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Australia, wrote an article for the International Journal of Refugee Law on the origins of the concept of ‘persecution’ in … Continue reading

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