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Refugee law is the branch of international law which deals with the rights and protection of refugees. It is related to, but distinct from, international human rights law and international humanitarian law, which deal respectively with human rights in general, and the conduct of war in particular. Refugee law encompasses customary law, peremptory norms, and international legal instruments. The only international instrument is the UN Convention, with an optional Protocol, while various regional bodies...

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The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do’s story is a timely reminder of the plight of refugee in our country. Discuss the Happiest Refugee in the light of Do’s universal message about the suffering of human beings during times of war and the struggle to make a better life in a foreign country. The Happiest Refugee is a memoir written by Anh Do which was first published on the 1st of August in 2010. It is regarded as one of the most influential and well-received novels in the world of literature for its great insight on the life...

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Refugee Blues

Auden’s ‘Refugee Blues’ laments the plight of the Jews who were forced to flee Europe when the Holocaust started and they were rounded up and killed or imprisoned under the cruel regime of Hitler. The poem starts with a narrator, who is later revealed to be a German Jew, describing a large city which is home to ten million people some of whom are well off and live in luxurious large houses while others make do in slums and shabby houses. Yet, the narrator tells the person with him, presumably a...

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Refugee Mother and Child

English Commentary Refugee Mother and Child From the beginning of this poem ( the title) to the end of the poem we can feel a sense of pain that the son undergoes as well as the pain and love a mother of a refugee also goes through. In this poem- Refugee mother and her child, Chinua Achebe starts off with a very melancholy tone as we are made to imagine the sorrow in a mother’s heart as she would soon have to forget and let go of her dying son. Achebe begins with a bond of affection by using...

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Refugee Crisis Speech

Refugee. What do you know about this word? Do you know why refugee is a serious issue among us right now? It is not only you or us who does not know the details about refugee. It is true that many people are aware of this without knowing what it is. So today, I’ll talk about the refugee crisis, the meaning, people’s point of view, my point of view and the suggestion for the solution. Syria has a democratically elected regime headed by Bashar al Assad. This regime is being tried to annihilate the...

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refugee blues

Analysis Refugee Blues "Refugee Blues" is a poem written by the U.S-British poet W. H. Auden in March 1939. This poem is set in 1930′s when Nazi people were prosecuted the Jewish people. Refugees were people who were driven out of their home or country because of war. Blues is a slow, sad, rhythmic music developed by black Americans. The poem dramatizes the condition of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany in the years before World War II, especially the indifference and antagonism they faced...

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Syria Refugee Crisis

Elisabeth Novak 260581648 INTD 200 The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Canada is Not Playing its Role. The Syrian civil war originating in 2011 has put millions in perilous situations, now involving most of the international community. With approximately 6.5 million people internally displaced, and millions more fleeing the country as refugees or seeking refugee status, the Syrian war has become a worldwide refugee crisis, in desperate need of international help1. Over the past couple decades, Canada has...

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Report on Refugee Rights in Australia

Background of Refugee Rights Political Movement Since 2000, both the refugee rights political movement in Australia as a whole as well as the Australian National Committee on Refugee Women (ANCORW) have primarily been focused on key issues such as the differential treatment of asylum seekers based on how they arrived in Australia or apply for protection, the Pacific and Malaysian solution, the detention of asylum seekers and combating the view that boat arrivals are not ‘genuine refugees’...

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English Refugee Monologue

are still in the refugee camp in Chad, neighbouring Sudan, where I spent 14 months before my papers were finalized to come to Australia. My family and I had been forced into the refugee camp in February 2004 when my father was killed by pro-government Arab militia, called the Janjaweed, who were carrying out massacres against black Muslims in my home of Darfur in western Sudan. They called these killings “ethnic cleansings”. We, at least, were lucky enough to escape to a refugee camp in bordering...

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DIfference between IDP and Refugee

It is important to distinguish between the IDP and the refugee. The first element which distinguishes the refugee from IDP is that: the claimant must have crossed the border of the country. This is an absurd requirement because many of the people if not most of them who flee their homes are unable to cross the borders, their plea may be as serious as the plea of those who have crossed the border but they don’t fall under the refugee protection definition. The heavy insistence on this territorial...

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