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Title: Declaration on Territorial Asylum
Available From: http://www.lawphil.net/international/treaties/dec_dec_1977.html
Conclusion Date: 1967-12-14
Description: This Declaration provides for the mutual respect among States of other States' decisions to grant asylum to persons fleeing persecution. It proscribes the expulsion or return of such persons to States where they may be persecuted. However, persons who have committed war crimes, or crimes agains peace or humanity, are not entitled to a grant of asylum.
Legal Citation: UN Doc. A/6716
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Refugees, Asylum, Nationality, Displaced, & Freedom of Movement
Home > Individuals & Groups > Nationality, Statelessness, Refugees & Asylum
Keywords: asylum
humanitarian law
nationality
Language(s): English
Document Creator: UN General Assembly
webadmin.hchr@unog.ch
Site Administrator: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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