The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Legal Protection on International Law and Islamic Law
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- Rohingya, Refugees, International Law, Islamic Law
The news relating to Myanmar Rohingya minority refugees attracted international attention, after hundreds of boatmen fled Myanmar and were stranded in Aceh. According to the United Nations report until December 2017, the number of Rohingya refugees reached 515,000. The number is increasing considering the conflict in Myanmar has not been resolved. In this article will examine how the protection of Rohingya refugees in the perspective of international law and Islamic law. The research method used in this paper is qualitative normative legal research method with deductive logical thinking. Based on research, it can conclude that refugee protection under international law is regulated in the 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol governing the principles and rights and obligations of refugees. According to Islamic law refugee protection is contained in the QS. Al Hasyr: 9 which contains the principles and rights of asylum seekers. Whether in international law or Islamic law, the principle applied to refugees is a non-refoulment principle. This principle has become an international customary law so it must be implemented by all countries.
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TY - CONF AU - M. Alvi Syahrin PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Legal Protection on International Law and Islamic Law BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies (ICILS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 94 EP - 99 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icils-18.2018.18 DO - 10.2991/icils-18.2018.18 ID - Syahrin2018/07 ER -