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UN: Spain May Be in Breech of International Refugee Law

The U.N. refugee agency is urging Spain not to legalize automatic returns of people trying to cross into its enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla located in North Africa. The UNHCR said stripping people of their right to request asylum could put Spain in breech of the 1951 Refugee Convention. The U.N. refugee agency said people who are seeking international protection should have the possibility of being heard and their claims for asylum assessed by competent authorities. The agency said this...

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