Beneath, you can access key publications: those by the ETO Consortium, all open access articles of the Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations, as well as some other useful articles.
Diplomatic asylum—a state offering refuge in its diplomatic premises in a foreign state to an individual requiring protection from that foreign state, as happened with Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London—is a practice long associated with Latin American States. Although not usually thought of in this way, it can and should be viewed […]
Climate change poses challenges world over, but Africa is disproportionately affected by its adverse effects, in particular, displacement. Children are a vulnerable group whose socio-economic rights are guaranteed under the African human rights system, which is defined by a set of human rights instruments and monitoring bodies. However, while social economic rights of the child […]
Affluent states increasingly seek to control migration beyond their borders. One means of doing this has been to relegate migration administration to third states. These practices raise the question whether states remain responsible under human rights law for protecting migrants whose stakes are governed by the third countries with which they cooperate. The first part […]
This chapter analyses the ‘human rights turn’ within scholarly and litigative responses to transnational migration control. It examines the early responses to transnational migration control based on international refugee law and the wider impact of growing human rights litigation on state practice and policy development. It secondly argues that, the historical importance of extraterritorial human […]
The opening statement of the Maastricht Principles laments the fact that, ‘despite the universality of human rights, many States still interpret their human rights obligations as being applicable only within their own borders’. Concurring with the Maastricht Principles’ observation, this chapter discusses how two States have redrawn their borders in order to escape or lessen […]