Protection of Refugees and Minorities

Chapter

Abstract

Refugee and Minority law are two distinct fields of Public International Law that govern the protection of certain defined vulnerable individuals and groups. Their protection, in law and in the field, has been a challenge for humanitarian action and beyond not solely due to practical obstacles but also due to the disputed scope of their legal entitlements.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ruhr University BochumBochumGermany

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