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Response to leveymg (Reply #50)

Sat Aug 18, 2012, 11:47 AM

54. But the accords also have specific definitions of what a refugee is and is not

As a result of events occurring before 1 January 1951 and owing to wellfounded
fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality,
membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside
the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear,
is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country


Where exactly is he a refugee from? Australia - the country of his nationality? Can't be Sweden or Britain - they are not the countries of his nationality are they?

The provisions of this Convention shall not apply to any person with
respect to whom there are serious reasons for considering that:
(a) he has committed a crime against peace, a war crime, or a crime against
humanity, as defined in the international instruments drawn up to
make provision in respect of such crimes;
(b) he has committed a serious non-political crime outside the country of
refuge prior to his admission to that country as a refugee
;


The accords cannot be use to protect common criminals.

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