Re-Configuring Non-Refoulement? The Suresh Decision, 'Security Relativism', and the International Human Rights Imperative
International Journal of Refugee Law, pp. 30-67, 2003
19 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Date Written: 2003
This article critically analyses the decision of the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Suresh Case, especially with regard to its underlying basis in doctoring and policy, and its implications for the non-refoulement norm. The principal conclusions of this article are as follows. In the first place, laudable as it mostly is, the Suresh decision is based on a number of apparently credible, although flawed, images of certain important policy and doctrinal assumptions and constructs.
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