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Separating the Persecutors from the Persecuted: A Feminist and Comparative Examination of Exclusion from the Refugee Regime

Ogg, Kate


In the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees (Convention), article 1F (the exclusion clause) provides that those who have committed certain crimes are excluded from refugee status. Since the 1990s the exclusion clause has been increasingly applied and often to those who played minor roles in the commission of offences and were not in positions of authority. This widening net of exclusion has prompted UNHCR and many refugee law scholars to reconsider which legal safeguards might...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Refugee Law
DOI: 10.1093/ijrl/eeu013


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