From cooperation, to complicity, to compensation: The war on terror, extraordinary rendition, and the cost of torture
Attention has turned recently to the human rights implications of Western states’ cooperation with the United States in the so-called War on Terror. This paper presents the ordeal of Canadian Maher Arar as a case-study in how one state responded to contentions of complicity in the extraordinary rendition of one of its nationals. Relying in … Continue reading From cooperation, to complicity, to compensation: The war on terror, extraordinary rendition, and the cost of torture
The EU acquis on irregular migration: Reinforcing security at the expense of rights.
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/emil/2000/00000002/F0020003/00276751 The EU Acquis on Irregular Migration: Reinforcing Security at the Expense of Rights
Environmental displacement in European asylum law
Environmentally displaced persons can be included in several existing categories of protected persons under international law, but there may be a normative protection gap for many of those who cross an international border. This article looks at protection possibilities within the EU framework and national European legislations. Environmental displacement can arguably trigger temporary protection according … Continue reading Environmental displacement in European asylum law