Right of asylum

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  • Julian Paul Assange Case Study

    These articles which are of significant importance dictate that the circumstances under which a person is granted asylum is under the discretion of the state granting it. Furthermore, it states that the urgency of the situation under which asylum is granted and the provisions under which a person is to be considered “persecuted” are also at the discretion of the state granting asylum. Therefore, Ecuador argues that its decisions cannot be questioned or disputed under the provisions that have been mentioned. This has ultimately deemed Assange to be a part of Ecuadorian sovereignty that is immune from prosecution or arrest due to his diplomatic status and location in the Ecuadorian…

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  • Eassy On Refugees

    The refugee crisis has sparked an outburst in society. 2014-2015 has seen the worst refugee crisis since WWII, with 19.5 million refugees seeking asylum. Many citizens are debating whether to allow refugees within United States borders. Over one-third of all refugee arrivals, or 24,579, came from the Near East in 2015—a region that includes Iraq, Iran, Bhutan, and Afghanistan (American Immigration Council, para.4). In a study, 59% of Americans said the U.S. is at war with radical Islam, and 5…

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  • Safe Third Country Argument Essay

    In 2004, Canada and the United States implemented the Safe Third Country Agreement – a bilateral agreement modeled after the (then) Dublin Convention of the European Union (Macklin, 2005; Arbel, 2013). As a vital bilateral agreement between Canada and the United States, has the Safe Third Country Agreement caused more harmful implications surrounding refugee claimants than beneficial? Indeed, the Safe Third Country Agreement has caused adverse implications for refugee claimants, as a multitude…

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  • Osama On Refugees

    Osama: I will sue the Hungarian Camerawoman, because of her I lost my chances to seek Asylum in Germany. “It wasn’t an easy trip" With these words began Osama, 52, his speech to the "Huffington Post Arabic," pointing out that what has increased the difficulty of his journey, “[the] foot trip made by the Hungarian Camerawoman [Petra László] in an attempt to stop me and my child Zaid from fleeing the [Hungarian] border police, she got us to the ground [and we were arrested] and that was the…

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  • An Essay On Syrian Refugees

    In Turkey, people who have become refugees as a result of a drastic event occurring in Europe are granted refugee status. In this case, Syrians who have fled their home country because of the harsh conditions are not being recognized as refugees. Instead, they are being labeled as just guests. There are laws in place in order for immigrants to grant legal status in another country. In order to become a refugee, the immigrant needs to apply for this status and go through legal proceedings to…

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  • Essay On Asylum Seekers

    Australia wishes to be considered as being one of the most civilized nations in the world, therefore, when some of the people at the shores are crying for help, they are taken into consideration and offered help in terms of security, food and place to stay. For many years, the asylum seekers in Australia have been treated badly even worse compared to an animal and further, animals have better rights compared to the rights revolving around the refugees (Burnside & Reynolds, 2014, p. 1).…

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  • Summary Of Girt By Sea Chapter 1

    COM111 – Task 3 The booklet “Girt by Sea” was written by Mungo McCullum speaks upon the refugees entering Australia and the battle between the politics. From my personal view, I feel refugees have the right to come to Australia to seek safety. Throughout the sections "The Boat People of 1881”, The Abuse of Innocence","Wongs, Whites and Reffos" and "The Big Lie”, Mungo McCullum uses strong points and persuasive techniques to shift the views of his readers. I feel Mungo uses strong points and…

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  • Social Impacts Of Syrian Refugees

    Germany. The ensuing article discusses the first-hand account of a resettlement success story of Firas Alshater. Alshater is a 24-year-old Syrian refugee living in Germany. The civil war broke out when Alshater was studying at university, and he quickly joined the rebel forces. One way he contributed to the resistance was by creating anti-government films and distributing documented footage of what he saw happening in his country. He was imprisoned and tortured by the secret police for nine…

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  • What Is The Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Topic and Main Question: My topic for this paper will be the Syrian refugee crisis. My main question is what is the most effective and reasonable way we can aid this crisis and help the refugees, without serious consequences? Summarize: In “Regulating Human Rights: International Organizations, Flexible Standards, and International Refugee Law” Jill Goldenziel discuss possible solutions in further improving how refugees are currently handled. Currently there are international laws and treaties…

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  • Refugee One

    Wars, displacement of Jews and Palestinians, the India and Pakistan border conflict, and even the aftermath of Japanese imperialism. Although refugees have been a huge issue throughout history, the recent crisis has brought over one million refugees into Europe in just 2015. Today, more than 65 million people are forced out of their home country as a result of persecution, violence or natural disasters. The conflict in Syria certainly is the biggest cause of migration; but the seemingly endless…

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