“Stop deporting Pakistanis: UN” by Chathuri Dissanayake and Namini Wijedasa

The UN’s refugee agency has sought an explanation from the Sri Lankan Government why large numbers of Pakistani asylum seekers are being arrested and detained – with local and UN officials making conflicting claims on the issue. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has also warned the Government that any deportations or expulsions would be in violation of international law – a principle called “non-refoulement”, which forbids the handing over of victims of persecution to their persecutors.

via: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/140622/news/stop-deporting-pakistanis-un-104593.html

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DM (2014, 14 juillet). “Stop deporting Pakistanis: UN” by Chathuri Dissanayake and Namini Wijedasa. SRI LANKA & DIASPORAS. Consulté le 28 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/u8dz

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