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Definition:

A refugee is a person who is outside his state of origin or of residence, and cannot return for fear of human-rights related persecution.


Canada/Federal

The Refugee Hub delivers core programming in the area of refugee law & policy, and supports, promotes, celebrates, and brings together the many refugee law & policy initiatives at the University of Ottawa.

Related keywords: Immigration, Refugees

Through its refugee protection system, Canada offers safe haven to persons with a well-founded fear of persecution, as well as those at risk of torture or cruel and unusual treatment or punishment. This online resource from the Government of Canada describes in detail about Canada's refugee protection programs.

Related keywords: Immigration, Refugees

International

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. This website provides a wide range of resources on international humanitarian law including online publications, library and research services and access to databases.

Related keywords: International law, Military law, Refugees, Research reports and institutes

Refworld contains a vast collection of information of refugee status: reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. It also includes special features on topics of importance to UNHCR such as refugee status determination, statelessness, migration, gender equality and women, internally displaced people, resettlement, voluntary repatriation and children.

Related keywords: Human rights, International law, Refugees

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