International Resolutions 

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In this section you will find all articles with the following keywords: »Asylum«, »CO and Asylum«, and »International Resolutions«.

Osman Murat Ülke

Turkey/Council of Europe: Statement to the case of Osman Murat Ülke

(19.03.2009) The Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe strongly urges the Turkish authorities to take without further delay all necessary measures to put an end to the violation of the rights of Osman Murat Ülke under the Convention and to make the legislative changes necessary to prevent similar violations of the Convention.

Conscientious objection to military service

Resolution 2004/35, 19 April 2004

(19.04.2004) The Commission on Human Rights, Bearing in mind that it is recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights that everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person, as well as the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the right not to be discriminated against, ...

Conscientious objection to military service

Resolution 1998/77, 22 April 1998

(22.04.1998) The Human Rights Commission, Bearing in mind that it is recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights that everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person, as well as the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the right not to be discriminated against, ...

Deserters and persons avoiding military service

From UNHCR Handbook

(1979) A person is clearly not a refugee if his only reason for desertion or draft-evasion is his dislike of military service or fear of combat. He may, however, be a refugee if his desertion or evasion of military service is concomitant with other relevant motives for leaving or remaining outside his country, or if he otherwise has reasons, within the meaning of the definition, to fear persecution.