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The refugee and humanity : a theoretical study of the enjoyment of human rights in the case of Hirsi Jamaa and others v. Italy

De Abreu Pereira, Carolina LU (2013) MRSK30 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
This essay explores the refugee’s access to human rights in regard to the case of Hirsi Jamaa and others v. Italy. The status of refugee, official or not, entails certain rights and state obligation, but the correlation between refugee rights and human rights is problematic. The analysis of the case parties’ arguments for and against violation of relevant articles of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, shows how the parties define concepts crucial to the concept of refugee. The comparison of the summarized results with theories relating to the refugee conception and humanhood, conjures an image of the refugee as less than human, lacking a political voice, and in extension unable to enjoy... (More)
This essay explores the refugee’s access to human rights in regard to the case of Hirsi Jamaa and others v. Italy. The status of refugee, official or not, entails certain rights and state obligation, but the correlation between refugee rights and human rights is problematic. The analysis of the case parties’ arguments for and against violation of relevant articles of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, shows how the parties define concepts crucial to the concept of refugee. The comparison of the summarized results with theories relating to the refugee conception and humanhood, conjures an image of the refugee as less than human, lacking a political voice, and in extension unable to enjoy human rights to the full. (Less)
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author
De Abreu Pereira, Carolina LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK30 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
refugees, human rights, Hirsi Jamaa and Others v. Italy, push-back, asylum, non-refoulement, territorial jurisdiction, safe (third) country, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
English
id
3803271
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 14:02:09
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2014-09-04 08:27:43
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  abstract     = {This essay explores the refugee’s access to human rights in regard to the case of Hirsi Jamaa and others v. Italy. The status of refugee, official or not, entails certain rights and state obligation, but the correlation between refugee rights and human rights is problematic. The analysis of the case parties’ arguments for and against violation of relevant articles of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, shows how the parties define concepts crucial to the concept of refugee. The comparison of the summarized results with theories relating to the refugee conception and humanhood, conjures an image of the refugee as less than human, lacking a political voice, and in extension unable to enjoy human rights to the full.},
  author       = {De Abreu Pereira, Carolina},
  keyword      = {refugees,human rights,Hirsi Jamaa and Others v. Italy,push-back,asylum,non-refoulement,territorial jurisdiction,safe (third) country,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The refugee and humanity : a theoretical study of the enjoyment of human rights in the case of Hirsi Jamaa and others v. Italy},
  year         = {2013},
}