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What does IRL stand for?

IRL stands for International Refugee Law

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  • Military and Government

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The aims of the conference, co-organized by the OIC and the government of Turkmenistan, were reinforced by the launch of a second edition of a poignant book, "The Right to Asylum between Islamic Shari'ah and International Refugee Law," by Ahmed Abou-El-Wafa.
In case of the Afghans, Refugee status has only been granted to them in name while normal International Refugee law is not applied to them under the repatriation policy pursued by the Government of Pakistan, said a speaker in the session titled Registered Afghans Living in Pakistan Refugees in the real sense?
The most high-profile cases have shown that those who are not includable or are excludable under international refugee law may nevertheless be entitled to international protection if they face, for example, the prospect of torture or cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment on their return.
Pakistan's hosting of so many Afghan refugees and its respect for the principle of voluntary return has been in line with international refugee law but it has not yet signed the 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 Protocol.
Tribes that came from beyond the borders of Sudan must immediately exit from the territory of native tribes," he said, adding that they may be granted status as refugees or guests in the country in accordance with international refugee laws, "but not at the expense of the people of the region".