When humans become migrants

A blog containing Marie-Bénédicte Dembour's 30 episode podcast to support her book.

Episode eleven: Tamils being returned to civil war

In this episode I look at another landmark human rights case from the late 1980s/early 1990s. [podcast]https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/humanrights/files/2015/03/hrm11_tamils_being_returned_to_civil_war-28deaz6.mp3[/podcast] (If you have problems with the embedded player use this link to listen). Vilvarajah v. the United Kingdom concerned five Tamil young men whose asylum application was rejected and who were returned to the Sri Lankan conflict. Their…

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