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Humane rights: The Refugee Convention as a blueprint for complementary protection status

26 Apr 2006
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Complementary protection is a relatively new term in the Australian context, describing the protection granted by governments to individuals on the basis of needs falling outside the 1951 Convention framework. Jane McAdam examines the fundamental conceptual connections between international refugee law and human rights law in order to argue that beneficiaries of protection, whether as Convention refugees or otherwise, are entitled to an identical status.

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2006
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