Offshore Barriers to Asylum Seeker Movement: The Exercise of Power Without Responsibility?

FORCED MIGRATION, HUMAN RIGHTS AND SECURITY, J. McAdam, ed., p. 93-127, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2008

20 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last revised: 19 Dec 2010

Savitri Taylor

La Trobe University - School of Law

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

This chapter considers whether the interception in overseas airports of individuals who are attempting to travel without valid authorisation to the territory of an intercepting State engages that State's non-refoulement obligations.

Keywords: asylum seekers, Australia, state responsibility

Suggested Citation

Taylor, Savitri, Offshore Barriers to Asylum Seeker Movement: The Exercise of Power Without Responsibility? (2008). FORCED MIGRATION, HUMAN RIGHTS AND SECURITY, J. McAdam, ed., p. 93-127, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1725554

Savitri Taylor (Contact Author)

La Trobe University - School of Law ( email )

La Trobe University
Bundoora, Victoria 3086
Australia

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