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Refuge from Inhumanity? Canvassing the Issues

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This introductory chapter begins by setting out the factual and legal context within which the contemporary appeal of exploring and charting the interaction between international refugee law (IRL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) has emerged. It then turns to consider why the issue of interaction between these two legal regimes is important and how the relationship might be configured; various important points of interaction cross-cutting the chapters contributed to the volume are highlighted for the benefit of the reader. Finally, an explanation of the structure of the book is provided, including a summary of the main contentions of each of its individual chapters. The book provides a useful point of reference in the emerging conversation concerning the potential utility of IHL to refugee protection and, more widely, in the ongoing debate about the possibility of international protection for war refugees.

Keywords: humanity; international humanitarian law (IHL); international refugee law (IRL); war refugees

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