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The ‘Protection Gap’ and the Palestinian Refugees of Gaza Strip (2011)

The concept of a ‘protection gap’ is often used by scholars interested in studying the legal status of Palestinian refugees in host countries. To say that such a gap exists for refugees in a host country means that international protection mechanisms are missing, and leaves refugees subject to domestic laws and policies. In this paper, I will first show why this protection gap came into existence, then suggest different mechanisms for protecting Palestinian refugees in the West Bank and Gaza Strip from the effects of the Israeli occupation. Continue reading The ‘Protection Gap’ and the Palestinian Refugees of Gaza Strip (2011)