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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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The International Protection of Internally Displaced Persons

ISBN13: 9780521826860
ISBN: 0521826861
Published: January 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780521173506

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Despite the fact that there are up to 25 million internally displaced persons around the world, their plight is still little known. Like refugees, internally displaced persons have been forced to leave their homes because of war and human rights abuses, but they have not left their country. This has major consequences in terms of the protection available to them. This book aims to offer a clear and easily accessible overview of this important humanitarian and human rights challenge. In contrast with other books on the topic, it provides an objective evaluation of UN efforts to protect the internally displaced. It will be of interest to all those involved with the internally displaced, as well as anyone seeking to gain an overall understanding of this complex issue.

Public International Law
Table of cases
Table of treaties and other international documents
1. Internally displaced persons and refugees: conceptual differences and similarities
2. The legal protection of internally displaced persons
3. The institutional framework of protection for the internally displaced
4. Protection strategies for the internally displaced
5. Case study: internal displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina
6. Reconceiving sovereignty and intervention
Annex 1: The guiding principles on internal displacement