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By H. Friman

This quantity attracts on insights from a various workforce of students and practitioners on problems with justice and legislations and integration, identification and fiscal improvement, cultures and neighborhood construction, and gear and peace. The authors demonstrate the complexity of world justice as a contested perfect.

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In recent years, this has become a concern in the case of “safe third country” agreements. The “safe third country” concept is applied to allow the removal of asylum-seekers and refugees to countries where they have or could have sought asylum and where their safety would not be jeopardized, whether in that country or through return from there to the country of origin (Van Selm 2001). This agreement forces most refugees to seek protection in the first of two countries in which they set foot. In fact, they are often returned to that country with limited rights of appeal.

Jacobsen 2002) At the individual level, it is extremely difficult to verify the fate of those forced back to their country of origin or all of its effects on any individual, his or her family, or social group. Interviews with refugee protection advocates reveal there is actually little information about what happens to individuals who are forced back without fair process (Frelick 2003, Lowman 2003, Pack 2003, and Paul 2003). This is a life-threatening problem for refugees. UNHCR’s Mandate and Response Refugee protection is the UNHCR’s primary mandate.

Since East Timor is made up of mostly rural and tight-knit communities, local elites felt as though they were best equipped to determine the culpability and fates of the returning militia members through lisan. Furthermore, after a public consultation mediated by representatives of local elites, and expressions of remorse and the desire to rejoin the community by those found guilty, a decision would be made regarding the compensation required for restoration and reintegration. One of the most widely discussed solutions among the East Timorese was putting militia members to work rebuilding the houses that they had destroyed, a punishment considered appropriate given the extent of destruction and the lack of available material and labor.

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