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Who is Not a Refugee?

Who is Not a Refugee?

What I want to draw attention to here are the not-refugees, especially those we classify as ‘economic’ migrants but who are fleeing places in search of basic survival.

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

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 26JAN06 - FR: Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Brad Pitt and Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations, New York with his spouse leaving the session 'A New Mindset for the UN' at the Annual Meeting 2006 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 26, 2006. 
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Angelina Jolie Pitt at LSE: Can Actors Be Effective Educators?

Publicity should not be a reason to stop good intentions; like those of a renowned actress with a strong commitment to raising awareness about refugees.

IR, Gender Studies, and Volunteering in Refugee Camps

IR, Gender Studies, and Volunteering in Refugee Camps

On the first day gendered roles were made quite clear by a local volunteer, leading me to rethink the very purpose of my research on gender and violence.

Call for Contributors – Open Access Book on Migration in the 21st Century

Call for Contributors – Open Access Book on Migration in the 21st Century

E-International Relations invites authors to contribute to an edited collection about migration in the 21st century – from a critical angle that focuses on perspectives, drivers, and responses.

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

The UN Refugee Convention and the rights and obligations which flow from it are inadequate and need to be fundamentally revised.

Who is a Refugee?

Who is a Refugee?

The very idea of who counts as a refugee is at stake due to new political discourse, and that may have dangerous consequences for all those seeking asylum around the world.

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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