Migration Is A Violation Of Human Rights

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Society tends to believe that migrants are causing turmoil, crime or even catastrophic destructions in nations. We are manipulated by the media, leading us to conclude that this problem must be solved once and for all by closing all our borders however while doing so, we are not only affecting our nation, but we are violating human rights. ** Our actions contradict our words, we claim we want peace but by denying the rights of asylum, protection among many others, we act against it.** As our revolutionary hero Benito Juarez declared “The respect for the rights of others means peace” Good morning _________ debate team, members of the jury and Mr. Moderator. Following an extensive research, consultancy with experts on the subject, encyclopedias,…show more content…
To have more control over migrants and host countries, the international community created several protocols, laws and treaties.** According to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is someone who: Has a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her: Race, Religion, Nationality. ** Also according to the 14th article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” ** In the end the international laws and community define what must be respected and followed. ** Because of this, countries around the globe have thrived; proper communication with the world leads to a better communication within a country and thus…show more content…
** Until this date more than 26 thousand refugees have arrived in Canada since November 4th of 2015. ** Mass migration can be handled, yet countries must find their own solution. As stated by UNESCO, with rising globalization, migratory pressures will most likely increase. ** The challenge for the international community will be to deal with this issue in the broader context of a coherent, human-centred and human rights based response to globalization.** The Government of Canada, for example, has a plan to resettle Syrian refugees in five phases. ** It is intended to provide rapid protection for vulnerable Syrian refugees while continuing to protect the health and safety of
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