The main reason was get rid of the dominance of the Chinesestate in Central Asia As seen in these examples the reasons for migration areusually due to the same reasons. With the Treaty of Westphalia signed in 1648after 30 years of war, the first steps of the contemporary modern states weretaken. Countries with a more understanding, non-prejudiced internationalperspective were established.
With the establishment of these new modernstates, the foundations of today’s refugee rights and understanding have beenplaced. By the 1648 Peace of Westphalia, nations recognized each other’s sovereignty (The principle that a state should not confuseanother state with its internal affairs) The Treaty of Westphalia has led tothe beginning of modern developments. The formation of modern systems hasexpanded the idea of society and the system of thought. The idea of notinterfering with the rights and freedoms of people bringed the freedom movementand liberalism idea.
Indirectly, these developments affected refugees r?ghtsand their structure. One of the best examples of this issue is the French revolution. 30 years of wars going on in Europe.
Religious minority group migrated from the war and they pioneered the beginningof reform movements in France. But there was still no legal international agreements related to therefugees. The situation of refugees continued same until the 19’th century.
Alongwith the emergence of the First World War in the early 19th century. There hasbeen an incredible increase in the number of refugees. The civilian populationwho wanted to escape the destruction of the war began desperately to migrate (Inthis period, only about 1 million people migrated to Russia from Russia) In thenext 20 years, although the war was over, close to 6 million people left theirland to live freely. No state will ever be able to initiate such a majorinitiative. In 1920 a Leauge of Nation was established.