Ghanaian Media Reportage on Liberian Refugees

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dc.description.abstract KEY MIGRATION TERMS Asylum Seeker-A person who seeks safety from persecution or serious harm in a country other than his or her own and awaits a decision on the application for refugee status under relevant international and national instruments. In case of a negative decision, the person must leave the country and maybe expelled, as may any non-national in an irregular or unlawful situation, unless permission to stay is provided on humanitarian or other related grounds. Border-A line separating land territory or maritime zones of two States or subparts of States. It can also refer to a region that is found at the margin of settled and developed territory. Immigration - A process by which non-nationals move into a country for the purpose of settlement Influx -A sudden arrival of non-nationals in a country, in large numbers. Integration - Is the process by which migrants become accepted into society, both as individuals and as groups. It generally refers to a two-way process of adaptation by migrants and host societies, while the particular requirements for acceptance by a host society vary from country to country. Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) - Persons or groups of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalised violence, violations of human rights or natural or human –made disasters and who have not crossed an internationally recognized State border. Refugee - A person who, owing to a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinions, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country. Repatriation - The personal right of a refugee, prisoner of war or a civil detainee to return to his or her country of nationality under specific conditions laid down in various international instruments (Geneva Conventions, 1949 and Protocols, 1977, the Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, Annexed to the Fourth Hague Convention, 1907, human rights instruments as well as customary international law). en_US
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dc.publisher University Of Ghana en_US
dc.subject Media en_US
dc.subject Liberian Refugees en_US
dc.title Ghanaian Media Reportage on Liberian Refugees en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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