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Revisiting the concept of protection in international refugee law: implications of the protracted refugee situation on the Thai-Myanmar Border

Okudaira, Akiko; Nasu, Hitoshi

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This chapter revisits the concept of �protection�, which lies at the heart of international refugee law but is a concept that is becoming a matter of obscurity within the realities of protracted refugee situations (PRSs), in which over two-thirds of refugee population are trapped today. The chapter first reviews the meaning of protection as shaped in international refugee law, which will then be juxtaposed with realities of the PRS on the Thai-Myanmar border. The third section critically...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27754
Book Title: Protection of refugees and displaced persons in the Asia Pacific region

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