TITLE

The Role of International Humanitarian Law in the Protection of Internally Displaced Persons

AUTHOR(S)
Gillard, Emanuela-Chiara
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Refugee Survey Quarterly;2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the legal frameworks of the international humanitarian law which is important to the protection of internally displaced persons (IDPs). It notes the expansion of the provisions 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees to include people who have fled across international borders due to arm conflicts and systematic violations of human rights. It also outlines the jurisprudence of the ad hoc international criminal tribunals pertaining to forced displacement.
ACCESSION #
82422600

 

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