The Legal Dimensions of the Principle of Non-refoulement in International Law

  title={The Legal Dimensions of the Principle of Non-refoulement in International Law},
  author={Ahmed El-MohtadyBellah},
  journal={International Review of Law},
The article deals with the principle of non-refoulement, which is widely recognized as indispensable for providing an effective international protection for refugees. Considering the fact that the right to asylum remains within the discretion of the receiving State, some exceptions to this principle have been recognized in the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Although the principle of non-refoulement was adopted by an international convention (the 1951 Convention), it has… 
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