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Protection Closer to Home? A Legal Case for Claiming Asylum at Embassies and Consulates

Ogg, Kate


If a person enters an embassy or consulate and claims asylum, is there a legal obligation under international refugee law or human rights law to consider that claim and, if the requirements are satisfied, grant protection? Previous research on this question has concluded that no such obligation exists pursuant to the non-refoulement obligations in the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, the Convention against Torture and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Refugee Survey Quarterly
DOI: 10.1093/rsq/hdu014


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