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Legislative Focus: Extending Asylum Eligibility To Include Gender-Related Persecution, Natasha Parassram Concepcion Jan 2000

Legislative Focus: Extending Asylum Eligibility To Include Gender-Related Persecution, Natasha Parassram Concepcion

Human Rights Brief

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Refugee Rights Are Not Negotiable, James C. Hathaway, Anne K. Cusick Jan 2000

Refugee Rights Are Not Negotiable, James C. Hathaway, Anne K. Cusick

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America's troubled relationship with international law, in particular human rights law, is well documented. In many cases, the United States simply will not agree to be bound by international human rights treaties. For example, the United States has yet to ratify even such fundamental agreements as the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. When the United States does agree to become a party to an international human rights treaty, it has often sought to condition its ...