The International Journal of Refugee Law is the leading peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of international law relating to forced migration. As predicted by the Times Higher Education Supplement, it has become a key source for those working in the field of refugee protection.
The journal is an essential tool for academics, policymakers and practitioners concerned with the protection of refugees and other forced migrants. It publishes high-quality articles on issues at the forefront of the law on forced migration, rigorous analysis of refugee law jurisprudence and State practice, as well as scholarship on the history and evolution of refugee law. It also contains summaries of recent key cases from around the world and important documents relating to international protection.
In addition to publishing original articles of the highest academic excellence, the journal also features regular sections containing selected documents, case law, book reviews and annotated bibliographies of reports and other publications.
Editorial Jane McAdam
Articles Reconsidering African Refugee Law David James Cantor, Farai Chikwanha
The Supervision (or Not) of the 1969 OAU Refugee Convention Marina Sharpe
Who Is a Refugee in Africa? A Principled Framework for Interpreting and Applying Africa’s Expanded Refugee Definition Tamara Wood
Mauritian Courts and the Protection of the Rights of Asylum Seekers in the Absence of Dedicated Legislation Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi
Commentaries The Role of African Courts in Promoting Refugee Rights Isaac Lenaola
In Lieu of a Travaux Préparatoires: A Commentary on the Kampala Convention for IDPs J O Moses Okello
Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme Statement by Volker Türk Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR
Addressing Displacement in the Context of Disasters and the Adverse Effects of Climate Change: Elements and Opportunities in the Global Compact on Refugees Volker Türk, Madeline Garlick
Case Law Summaries
Book Reviews The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law: Treaty Basis and Scope of Application under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and Its 1967 Protocol Hugo Storey
The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa Paul White
The National versus the Foreigner in South America: 200 Years of Migration and Citizenship Law Kevin Fredy Hinterberger