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Harming asylum seekers' chances through poor use of human rights treaties

Abstract:
Over the past decade, UK courts and administrative tribunals have become increasingly comfortable relying on international human rights treaties in cases where non-citizens claim asylum or other means of protection from persecution. However, this trend does not mean that these treaties have always been deployed by refugee lawyers in ways which benefit their clients.
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Published
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Reviewed

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University of Minnesota Law School
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Publisher:
Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford Publisher's website
Journal:
Forced Migration Review
Issue:
43
Pages:
74-76
Publication date:
2013-05-05
ISSN:
1460-9819

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