UN Committee Rules That “Climate Refugees” Cannot Be Sent Home

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In what is being hailed as a “landmark” decision, the United Nations’ Human Rights Committee has ruled that refugees fleeing the so-called climate crisis cannot be sent back to their home countries by countries who offer them temporary sanctuary. The ruling, which is the first of its kind by the international body, cites Articles 6 and 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which is said to protect an individual’s inherent right to life.

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