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The UN Refugee Convention cessation clause and its application to Rwandan refugees based in Kenya.
Kenya like many other countries offers asylum to refugees in fulfillment of the provisions of the 1951 UN Refugee Convention as well as the 1969 OAU Refugee Convention. The country, with the assistance of UNHCR, confers ...
Judicial independence in South Africa : a constitutional perspective.
This dissertation seeks to explore the judiciary as an independent and separate arm of government. In doing so, this dissertation attempts to provide a holistic analysis of the constitutional and legislative framework that ...
Voluntary human shields in international armed conflict : a proposal for suitable future regulation.
The paper examines the international humanitarian law framework, the Geneva Conventions, the Additional Protocols thereto, and the subsequent filtration of these norms into the domestic laws and practices of states around ...
Implementing a permissive regime for assisted dying in South Africa : a rights-based analysis.
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Stress and psychosocial support for humanitarian personnel who work with child protection in emergencies.
There is a high percentage of returning humanitarian personnel suffering from PTSD, burn out, psychosocial distress and secondary traumatisation. The 2012 study by the Aid Security Database saw the highest exposure of ...
Dignity of an ex-convict in South Africa : a critical discussion.
The constitutions of many countries do not provide a clear definition of the concept of dignity. This study scrutinises the meaning of dignity and the violation of ex-convicts’ right to dignity in South Africa. Government ...
The best interests of whose child? : an examination of African customary law in matters relating to children switched at birth.
Children switched at birth present not only emotional trauma but also a legal battle for all parties concerned. Thus the story of M and Z (an African boy and girl) switched at birth in OR Tambo Hospital on August 2, 2010 ...