Refugees

Subsidiarity Versus Solidarity? EU Asylum and Immigration Policy

Marco Balboni • Mar 29 2021 • Articles

An effort should be made to find a balance between measures which have to be adopted at a central or coordinated level and measures which need to remain in the hands of governments.

The Subsidiarity Principle and European Refugee Law

Ralf Alleweldt • Mar 23 2021 • Articles

Subsidiarity may be a strong argument in the political debate on draft legislative proposals as it is unlikely that new asylum legislation will contain any disproportionate or unreasonable demands.

Global Migration and Local Integration: The European Refugee Crisis

Jörg Dürrschmidt • Mar 11 2021 • Articles

As a consequence of societal globalisation, there is an ongoing process similar to the ‘unbinding of politics’ in the context of EU migration and asylum policy.

Regional Responses to Venezuela’s Mass Population Displacement

Luisa Feline Freier and Soledad Castillo Jara • Sep 16 2020 • Articles

As migration has intensified, more restrictive policies have developed in Ecuador and Peru – while Colombia has maintained a relatively open approach.

Opinion – The Rohingya Conundrum amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sinmyung Park • Aug 7 2020 • Articles

If Myanmar considered taking a much more proactive stance on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees it would achieve both political and economic benefits in the long run.

Necropolitics and the Precarious Lives of Rohingya Refugees in India

Ananya Sharma • Aug 5 2020 • Articles

The ‘neglected spaces’ where people are destined to suffer indignity and harm are ‘socially sanctioned’ projects of dehumanization.

Surveying the American Public on the Plight of Climate Refugees

The public does not seem inherently hostile to assistance to climate refugees or US involvement to address their plight.

Legal Representation for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees: Much Needed yet Sparse

Caroline Nalule • Jun 5 2020 • Articles

In times of emergency when states restrict individual rights and freedoms, the marginalised, vulnerable and disadvantaged members of society will be most hard-hit.

Interview – Dalal Mawad

E-International Relations • Jun 4 2020 • Features

Journalist Dalal Mawad talks to us about her career covering the MENA region, particularly her work reporting on refugees and the displaced and the crisis in Lebanon.

Opinion – Updating the 1951 Convention for Refugees

Somabha Bandopadhay • May 28 2020 • Articles

The 1951 Refugee Convention is required to be amended so that “climate refugees” are given a place within the gamut of the refugee law regime.

Afghan Refugees and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Grant Farr • May 26 2020 • Articles

Afghanistan has neither the medical facilities nor the organizational structure to deal with these returning refugees and the pandemic they bring.

Writing About Displaced People in the Time of Coronavirus

Phil Cole • May 14 2020 • Articles

The pandemic is simply exposing the ongoing precarity of the displaced rather than disrupting their ‘normal’ lives, and so there is much to learn about what international protection should look like.

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