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Author De Weck, Fanny, author

Title Non-refoulement under the European Convention on Human Rights and the UN Convention against Torture : the assessment of individual complaints by the European Court of Human Rights under Article 3 ECHR and the United Nations Committee Against Torture under Article 3 CAT / by Fanny de Weck
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xlviii, 500 pages)
Series International refugee law series, 2213-3836 ; volume 6
International refugee law series ; v. 6. 2213-3836
Contents Introduction -- The individual complaint mechanisms in light of the non-refoulement principle -- The nature of the harm triggering the application of the non-refoulement principle under the ECHR and the CAT -- Assessment of risk -- Summary and concluding remarks
Summary This volume offers a comprehensive analysis and comparison of the case law and practice of the European Court of Human Rights and the United Nations Committee against Torture in individual cases concerning the principle of non-refoulement. It covers both procedural and material aspects relevant in expulsion and extradition cases submitted by individuals under Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) or Article 3 of the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). 00The book is a particularly helpful tool for asylum lawyers, human rights advocates, and other practitioners. It is also a reference work of significant value to scholars interested in non-refoulement under both conventions and in the context of human rights or refugee law in general
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 16, 2017)
Subject European Court of Human Rights.
United Nations. Committee against Torture.
SUBJECT Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984 December 10)
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950 November 5)
Subject Refoulement.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016043015
ISBN 9004311491 (electronic book)
9789004311497 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)