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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 3 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/16
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, 3 July 1951, A/CONF.2/16, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cdd14.html [accessed 22 October 2014]

Amendment to Article 1, paragraph A

Substitute the following text:

"For the purposes of the present Convention the term "refugee" shall apply to any person who, as a result of persecution for defending the principles of democracy, national liberty, freedom of cultural and scientific work, political and religious opinions, or on account of his nationality or race, or owing to the upheavals caused by the war or to other events giving rise to similar upheavals, has been forced to leave the state of which he is a national, or in which he was domiciled, and had sought refuge and protection in one of the States signatories to the present Convention."

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