Post Tagged with: "refugees"

Understanding the Venezuelan Displacement Crisis

Understanding the Venezuelan Displacement Crisis

Latin American governments should see the Venezuelan exodus as an opportunity. Venezuelan refugees can contribute to the development of countries across the region.

Europe’s Barbwire Fences: Reflections on Reporting the Refugee Crisis in Greece

Europe’s Barbwire Fences: Reflections on Reporting the Refugee Crisis in Greece

The failure of states to protect refugees amounts to their failure to discontinue the violence created by borders. This is where a no borders politics comes as an answer.

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

The migratory landscape and political responses to movement of people offer ground for reflection on our liberal polities and our responsibility toward strangers.

The EU’s Hotspot Approach: Questionable Motivations and Unreachable Goals

The EU’s Hotspot Approach: Questionable Motivations and Unreachable Goals

In order to stop asylum seekers from reaching its shores, the EU empowers militias and warlords by calling them border police and funding their detention centres.

Interview – Ida Danewid

Interview – Ida Danewid

Ida Danewid discusses internationalism and the politics of solidarity, the ‘Black Mediterranean’, the Grenfell Tower fire, and diversifying and decolonising the academy.

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism does not provide a one-stop solution to the refugee crisis, but it acts as a critical corrective to political discourses that securitise refugees.

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of refugees to Europe varies when measured in terms of intensity and effectiveness. Yet, political discourse has been shaped by securitization attempts.

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

If indeed global export might be a reality, human rights activists can adopt similar approaches to nation-states by working in solidarity to generate policy alternatives.

The Future of Offshore Processing

The Future of Offshore Processing

The future of the Australian offshore processing model in the Pacific is unclear. The pressing question is the future of those who require international protection.

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya:  Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Before engaging Libya as a partner in its “externalization” agenda, the EU must establish a mechanism that ensures an adequate assessment of individual protection needs.

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