Post Tagged with: "asylum"

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

An engaging book that doesn’t retreat into narrow theoretical discussions, and whose engaging narrative is enriched with fieldwork observations and real-life stories.

The Connecting Issue of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants in Southeast Asia

The Connecting Issue of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants in Southeast Asia

Abandoned by neighbors, 30,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi asylum seekers were left stranded in the Andaman Sea and Malacca Strait in 2015: their protection is essential

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Asylum with Human Face: Angela Merkel, Reem Sahwil and Another Video-Gone-Viral

Asylum with Human Face: Angela Merkel, Reem Sahwil and Another Video-Gone-Viral

Merkel accepts the fact that Germany must become a land of immigration and integration. The rest is up to the democratically elected lawmakers.

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Criminalization is not the answer to the movement of people across the Mediterranean. We have to recognize that it is this act of criminalization which is killing people, not the desire to migrate.

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Although successive Australian governments have sought to ‘stop the boats’, the current government has announced controversial ‘border protection’ policies that have attracted significant criticism.

Lampedusa and the ‘Crisis’ of Migration

Lampedusa and the ‘Crisis’ of Migration

If the response to migration is for Europe to make its southern border even more dangerous to cross and to detain more migrants in ever more appalling decisions, then we have lurched in the wrong direction.

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