Journal article

Publication details

Hirsi Jamaa and Others v Italy or the Strasbourg Court versus Extraterritorial Migration Control
in journal: Human Rights Law Review

Volume number: 12
Issue number: 3
Release year: 2012
Page range: 574-598

Author(s) details

Violeta Moreno Lax

Publication description

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, Migration control, Maritime interdiction, Refoulement, diplomatic assurances
ABSTRACT The article discusses extraterritorial jurisdiction, migration control, and the Grand Chamber judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the 2012 case Hirsi Jamaa and Others v. Italy. State sovereignty is addressed, along with an analysis of refoulement incidents involving European Union Member States. International obligations at sea are also examined in relation to refugees, asylum seekers, and human trafficking crimes.