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Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on human rights and mass exoduses, A/HRC/4/105, March 14, 2007: Argentina

Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 entitled “Human Rights Council”

III. Overview of information provided by Member States


22. In Argentina, the status of refugee is recognized for “individuals who have been discriminated against for religious reasons, objections of conscience, gender, or sexual orientation”. Argentina has interpreted the definition of refugee broadly and regularly accords the status of refugee to individuals persecuted by State agents.

Link to full text of the report: Report-OHCHR-human rights mass exoduses-2007-eng