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An Analysis Of The Legal Framework Of International Refugee Protection System

Muhammad Zubair, Muhammad Aqeel Khan and Muzamil Shah
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Muhammad Zubair: Associate Professor, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
Muhammad Aqeel Khan: Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
Muzamil Shah: Superintendent, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

Global Political Review, 2019, vol. 4, issue 1, 1-10

Abstract: The article aims to investigate the legal framework of refugee protection system at regional and international level, which starts with the modern history of refugee system that when fleeing people from one region to another were considered as refugees. It further explores steps that were taken at the initial moment and how such system developed at the international level. The legal protection along with internationally accepted definition of refugees was achieved with the passage of time. The 1951 Refugee Convention is considered as the main foundation upon which the whole refugee system is based, was further augmented with the adoption of the 1967 Protocol, which removed the two main objections i.e. the temporal and geographical limitations from the Convention. The article explains the refugee definition, protections available under various instruments at regional and international level to refugees.

Keywords: Refugee; Protection; Legal Framework; Persecution; Regional; International. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.31703/gpr.2019(IV-I).01

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