TITLE

Establishing arbitrariness

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Stephen
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Forced Migration Review;Sep2013, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains how to establish arbitrariness in the context of international human rights law involving immigration detention. It refers to the dominance of discourses around national security and notions of territorial sovereignty as a factor to understanding deprivations of liberty. It discusses the concepts of proportionality and necessity as counterbalances to situations of deprivation of liberty as suggested by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHCR).
ACCESSION #
90405375

 

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