Padmaja Menon

About/Bio

Padmaja Menon is an Associate in the legal division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The views expressed in this blog are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of the ICRC. Padmaja holds an Advanced LL.M. in Public International Law, specializing in International Criminal Law, from Leiden University. Prior to joining the ICRC, she worked as a Researcher at the Supreme Court of India, and as an Intern in the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN Residual Mechanism.

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Does international law prohibit ‘constructive refoulement’?

Earlier this month, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stated that 43.4 million people worldwide are refugees – many of whom flee the over 120 ongoing armed conflicts. While voluntary repatriations are the preferred durable solution for the largest number of refugees who dream of going home – in safety and dignity – one day,…

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