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Showing posts with label Africans. Show all posts

22 September 2014

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking

Event: 

Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, Lincoln, NE, 9-11 October 2014 [info]
- Registration is ongoing.

Publications:

Anti-Trafficking Review, no. 3 (2014) [open access]
- Special issue on "Following the Money: Spending on Anti-Trafficking."

Assessing New Zealand's Immigration Policy towards Victims of Human Trafficking: A Human Rights Approach, LLM Research Paper (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013; avail. June 2014) [text]

Guardianship for Children Deprived of Parental Care: A Handbook to Reinforce Guardianship Systems to Cater for the Specific Needs of Child Victims of Trafficking (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, June 2014) [text]

Journal on Human Trafficking [info]
- No issues have been published yet.

The Protection Project Review of the Trafficking in Persons Report (Protection Project, July 2014) [text]
- See also related remarks.

Smuggled Futures: The Dangerous Path of a Migrant from Africa to Europe (Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, May 2014) [text]
- See map above.

Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, UN Doc. No. A/69/269 (UN General Assembly, Aug. 2014) [text via Refworld]

"World's Most Dangerous Journey? Eritreans Risk Life and Limb to Get to UK," The Guardian, 6 Sept. 2014 [text]

Related posts:
- News: 2014 Edition of Trafficking in Persons Report (20 June 2014)
- Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Forced Labour (12 June 2014)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 


11 September 2014

Regional Focus: Europe

Publications:

The Extent and Impact of Asylum Accommodation Problems in Scotland (Scottish Refugee Council, Sept. 2014) [text]

Linking Peace, Security and Durable Solutions in a Multi-ethnic Society: The Case of Kosovo (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, Sept. 2014) [text]

Migration and Asylum: The Movement of People in the Mediterranean Region - Future Scenarios and the EU Response, Jean Monnet Occasional Paper, no. 11/2014 (Institute for European Studies, 2014) [text]

Mind the Gap: An NGO Perspective on Challenges to Accessing Protection in the Common European Asylum System (AIDA, Sept. 2014) [text]
- See also related press release.

The Move-on Period: An Ordeal for New Refugees (British Red Cross, Aug. 2014) [text]

Temporary Accommodation in London: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations (Shelter, Aug. 2014) [text via British Library]

Violence against Kosovar Albanians NATO's Intervention 1998-1999 (MSF, June 2014) [text]

Web sites:

Living at the Border [access]
- This "multimedia project shows the complexity of [the lives of African refugees and migrants] as they navigate through the asylum system in Europe."

Researching Asylum in London [access]
- Newly re-launched resource, the aim of which is to "make research more accessible to service providers, academics, journalists and policy-makers working in the field."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (4 Sept. 2014)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

09 September 2014

Regional Focus: MENA

Histories of Humanitarian Action in the Middle East and North Africa, HPG Working Paper (ODI, Sept. 2014) [text]

In the Horn of Africa, Saudi's Mass Deportations Have Devastating Impact (RI Blog, Aug. 2014) [text]

"Make Their Lives Miserable": Israel’s Coercion of Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers to Leave Israel (Human Rights Watch, Sept. 2014) [text]

"Must Israel Accept Syrian Refugees?," Texas International Law Journal Forum, vol. 50 (2014) [text]

Overview of Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law during the Ongoing Violence in Libya (OHCHR & UN Support Mission in Libya, Sept. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See esp. section vi, "Situation of displaced persons, migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers."

The Past and Future of Iraq's Minorities (The Monkey Cage Blog, Sept. 2014) [text]

"Preventing a New Displacement for Palestinian Double Refugees," Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, vol. III (2013-2014) [full-text via Brookings-LSE Project]

Vulnerability, Needs and Intentions of Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Iraq: Rapid Assessment Report (REACH, Aug. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (25 Aug. 2014)

Tagged Publications.

05 August 2014

Thematic Focus: Health

Environmental Health Index for Urban Refugees in Delhi, India (JIPS, Spring 2014) [access]
- Follow link for information about the project and the text of the final report.

"Khat Use, PTSD and Psychotic Symptoms among Somali Refugees in Nairobi: A Pilot Study," Frontiers in Public Health, 2:71 (June 2014) [open access]

"Linking International Clinical Research with Stateless Populations to Justice in Global Health," BMC Medical Ethics, 15:49 (June 2014) [open access]

Malaria Prevention - Quick Check List: Distribution of Long-lasting Insecticide Treated Nets in Refugee Situations (UNHCR, 2014) [text]

"Perinatal Outcome and Financial Impact of Eritrean and Sudanese Refugees Delivered in a Tertiary Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel," Israel Medical Association Journal, vol. 16, no. 6 (June 2014) [free full-text]

"Preventing Malnutrition in Post-Conflict, Food Insecure Settings: A Case Study from South Sudan," PLoS Currents: Disasters, Edition 1 (July 2014) [open access]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Health Issues & Palestinian/Syrian Refugees (24 July 2014)
- Thematic Focus: Health (26 June 2014)

Tagged Publications.

07 July 2014

Regional Focus: Africa

African Refugees: The Untouchables of Our Time (Think Africa Press, June 2014) [text]

*Displacement and Dispossession through Land Grabbing in Mozambique: The Limits of International and National Legal Instruments, Working Paper, no. 101 (RSC, July 2014) [text]

Initial Profile of Displaced Persons Fleeing the Central African Republic to Chad (IOM, June 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Towards Durable Solutions Achievements and Challenges in Supporting Voluntary Returns of IDPs in Somalia (UNHCR & Samuel Hall, June 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Unfinished Business: Kenya’s Efforts to Address Displacement and Land Issues in Coast Region (IDMC, July 2014) [text]

UNHCR Concerned over Forced Returns of Refugees and Asylum-seekers from Sudan (UNHCR, July 2014) [text]

"Voyager or Victim? Refugees are not Holiday Travellers," De Rebus, no. 543 (July 2014) [full-text]

*updated

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (23 June 2014)

Tagged Publications.

23 June 2014

New Issue of IJRL

The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL) is now available. Contents for vol. 26, no. 2, June 2014 include:
  • Filling the Gaps? Subsidiary Protection and Non-EU Harmonized Protection Status(es) in the Nordic Countries [abstract]
  • Testing Repatriation Contracts for Unconscionability: The Case of Refugees in Israel [abstract] [eprint]
  • Another Brick in the Wall: Carrier Sanctions and the Privatization of Immigration Control [abstract]
  • Caught in Limbo: How Alleged Perpetrators of International Crimes who Applied for Asylum in the Netherlands are Affected by a Fundamental System Error in International Law [free full-text]
  • What Constitutes Persecution? Towards a Working Definition [extract]

Also included are two legal decisions and three book reviews.

Tagged Periodicals.

11 June 2014

Regional Focus: Europe

Events:

Has EU Immigration and Asylum Policy Failed? Can It Ever Succeed?, Webinar, 17 June 2014 [info]

Job: Research Associate, Manchester University, UK [info]
- Candidate sought to work on project entitled "Children of Refugees in Europe: Aspirations, Social and Economic Lives, Identity and Transnational Linkages."  Apply by 24 June 2014.

Publications:

EU: Make Saving Lives at Sea Top Priority (Human Rights Watch, June 2014) [text]

Going West: Contemporary Mixed Migration Trends from the Horn of Africa to Libya & Europe (RMMS, June 2014) [text]

The Humanitarian Implications of the Crisis in Ukraine, HPG Briefing Note (ODI, May 2014) [text]

The Large-scale Arrival of Mixed Migratory Flows on Italian Shores (PACE, June 2014) [text]

A Place to Live, a Place to Stay: A Good Practice Guide for Housing in Refugee Resettlement (ICMC Europe et al., June 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (3 June 2014)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

04 June 2014

Regional Focus: MENA

"The Deficiencies of UNHCR’s RSD Procedure: The Case of Choucha Refugee Camp in Tunisia," Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 4, no. 1 (May 2014) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 46.

"Employment and Livelihoods of Sudanese Refugees in Cairo," Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 4, no. 1 (May 2014) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 51.

"The Humanitarian Situation in Yemen," Humanitarian Exchange, no. 61 (May 2014) [full-text]
- This issue features eight articles that discuss a variety of humanitarian challenges in Yemen.

"Jenin Estates" and a Paradigm Shift in Israeli-Palestinian Discourse: From the Discourse on National Rights to the Discourse on Human Rights, INSS Insight, no. 553 (Institute for National Security Studies, May 2014) [text]
- See also PRRN Blog comment on this paper.

"Missing in the Mediterranean," Intelligent Life (May/June 2014) [full-text]

"Sexual Violence and Sub-Saharan Migrants in Morocco: A Community-based Participatory Assessment Using Respondent Driven Sampling," Globalization and Health, 10:32 (May 2014) [open access]

Social and Economic Assessment of Urban Refugees in Three Libyan Cities (UNHCR & Altai Consulting, May 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Squandering Humanity: Socioeconomic Monitoring Report on Syria (Syrian Center for Policy Research & UNRWA, May 2014)

Torture Camps in Yemen: Abuse of Migrants by Human Traffickers in a Climate of Impunity (Human Rights Watch, May 2014) [text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Syria (3 June 2014)
- Regional Focus: Israel (16 May 2014)

Tagged Publications.


03 June 2014

Regional Focus: Europe

General:

"Europe Faces 'Colossal Humanitarian Catastrophe' of Refugees Dying at Sea," The Guardian, 2 June 2014 [text]
- See also UNHCR clarification.

Future EU Policy Development on Immigration and Asylum: Understanding the Challenge (Migration Policy Institute, June 2014) [text]

*The "Left-to-die" Boat: Actions and Reactions (PACE, June 2014) [access]

Understanding the Surge in Migrant Boat Crossings to Europe (IRIN, May 2014) [text]

UNHCR Central Mediterranean Sea Initiative (CMSI):  EU Solidarity for Rescue-at-sea and Protection of Refugees and Migrants (UNHCR, May 2014) [text]

Individual countries:

France: Forced Evictions at Calais Camps Risk Exacerbating Health Concerns (Amnesty International, May 2014) [text]

"Interpretation, Translation and Intercultural Communication in Refugee Status Determination Procedures in the UK and France," Language and Intercultural Communication, Latest Articles, 30 May 2014 [open access]

"Introducing 'Forced Voluntary Return': New Prospects for Becoming Irregular in Finland," Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 49 (June 2014) [full-text]

"The Other Side of the Fence: Reconceptualizing the 'Camp' and Migration Zones at the Borders of Spain," International Political Sociology, vol. 7, no. 1 (March 2013) [free full-text]

The System of Direct Provision & Ireland’s Obligations under the UN International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights (ICCPR), Submission to Seanad Éireann Public Consultation Committee (May 2014) [text]

Updated AIDA Report Shows that Access to Accommodation for Asylum Seekers Remains Problematic in France (AIDA, June 2014) [text]

*updated

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Europe (General), incl. Protection at Sea (28 May 2014)
- Regional Focus: Europe (Indiv. Countries) (28 May 2014)

Tagged Publications.

16 May 2014

Regional Focus: Israel

Demolishing a Bedouin Village to Build an Israeli Town (Open Society Foundation, May 2014) [text]

Forced Population Transfer: The Case of Palestine, Working Paper, no. 15 (BADIL, March 2014) [text]
- Introduction to a news series of working papers.

Improved Mental Health Care for Refugees in Israel (IRIN, May 2014) [text]

Israeli Comptroller Slams Government Policy on African Migrants (WSJ's Middle East Real Time Blog, May 2014) [text]

Israeli Perspectives on the Palestinian Refugee Issue, Cyprus, 5-6 March 2014 [text]
- Meeting summary.

"Spheres of Migration: Separation and Infiltration of Political, Economic and Universal Imperatives in Structuring Israel's Migration Regime," Middle East Law and Governance, vol. 5, nos. 1-2 (2013) [full-text via SSRN]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Middle East (14 April 2014)

Tagged Publications.

08 May 2014

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking/Smuggling

Event:

Tackling Labour Exploitation among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK, Leeds, 20 May 2014 [info]
- Free workshop, booking required.

Publications:

Crime, Law and Social Change, vol. 61, no. 2 (March 2014) [contents]
- Special issue on "Understanding the Anti-human Trafficking Campaign."

Identifying Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings in Asylum and Forced Return Procedures: Ireland (EMN Ireland, April 2014) [text]
- Note: This report was not available via the link provided in an earlier post that referenced this EMN study.

The Problem of Human Trafficking in the European Union (EPRS, April 2014) [text]

Report of National Forum and Workshop on Trafficking, Kitchener-Waterloo, 27-29 November 2013 (CCR, April 2014) [text]

Smuggled Futures: The Dangerous Path of a Migrant from Africa to Europe (Global Initiative, May 2014) [text]

"Trafficking in People, 20 Years on: Sex, Migration and Crime in the Global Anti-trafficking Discourse and the Rise of the 'Global Trafficking Complex'," Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 25, no. 2 (2013) [full-text via AustLII]


Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Work Issues, incl. Mistreatment of Migrant Workers (1 May 2014)
- Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking/Smuggling (1 April 2014)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

16 April 2014

New ETDs

(ETD = Electronic Theses & Dissertations)

Analysing Visual Representations in the North Korean Refugee Movement for Social Change and Justice, Thesis (Malmö University, Jan. 2014) [text]

Conditional Belonging: Listening to Unaccompanied Young Refugees’ Voices, Dissertation (Uppsala University, 2014) [text]

Education for Refugees: Examining Access to Basic Education in Dadaab Refugee Camps of Ifo, Hagadera and Dagahaley, Kenya, Thesis (Kenyatta University, Feb. 2014) [text]

Migration and Perceptions of War: Simultaneous Surveys in Countries of Origin and Settlement, Dissertation (Uppsala University, 2013) [text]

Therapeutic Alliance with Traumatized Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Relation to Treatment Change, Thesis (Utrecht University, July 2013) [text]

Unfolding Transitions: A Collaborative Investigation of the Education and Career Pathways of African Youth from Refugee Backgrounds in South Australia, Dissertation (Flinders University, Dec. 2013) [text]

Welfare for Unaccompanied Minors: A Comparative Study of Canada's and Sweden's Implementation of the CRC, Thesis (Linköping University, Jan. 2014) [text]

Tagged Publications. 

14 April 2014

Thematic Focus: Education

Publications:

Access to Education an Added Challenge for Refugees in Egypt (IRIN, April 2014) [text]

Applying the INEE Minimum Standards to Education in a Protracted Refugee Situation: Part I (INEE Blog, March 2014) [text]

Experiences of African Refugees Who Transition to University: A Question of Resilience, Bachelor’s Thesis (Edith Cowan University, Oct. 2013) [text]

Gender, Security and Access to Education in the Dadaab Refugee Camps, Online Discussion, 26 March-16 April 2014 [access]
- This discussion will soon be over; follow the link to view the exchanges so far.

Issues of Recognition and Participation in Changing Times: The Inclusion of Refugees in Higher Education in the UK, Paper presented at "Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional Times," 7th European Research Conference, Berlin, 4-7 Sept. 2013 [text via Sussex Research Online]

"Jordan’s Response to Refugee Education Crises: Lessons from the Syrian and Iraqi Cases," The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 7 April 2014 [text]

Web site: 

Global Education Cluster [access]
- "The Education Cluster envisions a world in which all those affected by humanitarian crisis have equitable access to education in a safe and protective environment."


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (28 Jan. 2014)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

Regional Focus: Middle East

News:

UNRWA has a new Commissioner-General.  As of 30 March 2014, Pierre Krähenbühl assumed the leadership of the agency after Filippo Grandi ended his four-year term.  Mr. Krähenbühl was formerly Director of Operations at ICRC.

Publications:

Choices Made, Choices Denied: A Perspective on the Question of Palestine Refugees, Birzeit University, 20 March 2014 [text]

Does the Refugee Convention Only Apply if Jews are the Refugees? (The Times of Israel Blogs, April 2014) [text]

Fragmented Lives: Humanitarian Overview 2013 (OCHA, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Hidden Victims of the Syrian Crisis: Disabled, Injured and Older Refugees (Handicap International & HelpAge International, April 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related press release.

The Prevention of Infiltration Act in the Supreme Court: Round Two (MigRefLaw Blog, April 2014) [text]
- See also an update on the High Court hearing originally posted on the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants Facebook page.

Turkey’s Ambitions as a Rising Donor (IRIN, March 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (27 March 2014)

Tagged Publications.

27 March 2014

Regional Focus: MENA

Event & opportunity:

The Arab Spring and Forced Migration: A Winter That Waits for an End, Cairo, 28 April 2014 [info]
- CMRS lecture.

CFP: Journal of Internal Displacement [info]
- Articles solicited for special issue on "Understanding Israeli Practices of Forced Displacement and Settler Colonialism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories." Note: Deadline has been *extended* to 1 May 2014.

Publications:

Displacement in the Middle East and North Africa: Between an Arab Winter and the Arab Spring, Working Paper, no. 17 (American University of Beirut, Aug. 2013) [text]

[EU Mobility Partnerships with Morocco and Tunisia] (EMHRN, 2014)
- Here is an analysis of the partnership with Morocco, signed 3 June 2013, and a reaction to the more recently agreed to partnership with Tunisia (signed 3 March 2014).

(Mis)understanding the "Right of Return" (PRRN Blog, March 2014) [text]

Morocco: Setting the Stage for Becoming a Migration Transition Country? (Migration Information Source, March 2014) [text]

Natural Disasters in the Middle East and North Africa: A Regional Overview (World Bank, Jan. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Saudis' Mass Expulsions Putting Somalis in Danger (Human Rights Watch, March 2014) [text]

Spain/Morocco: Protect Migrants, Asylum Seekers (Human Rights Watch, March 2014) [text]

Blog:

Orient en Migration [access]
- Recent posts focus on the situation of African asylum-seekers in Israel.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (11 March 2014)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

21 March 2014

Events & Opportunities: Last Minute March 2014

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, London, 18-28 March 2014 [info]
- Two films focus on refugees, in Cyprus and Switzerland respectively; more info. in this FM List post.

Access to Asylum: Current Challenges and Future Directions, Prato, Italy, 29-30 May 2014 [info]
- Early bird registration has been *extended* and now runs through 23 March 2014.

Jobs: Various positions, African Refugee Development Center [info]
- Five positions with an application deadline of 23 March 2014 are currently being advertised.

Job: Information Officer/Specialist, Macfadden [info]
- "[P]rovide information support to USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA)."  Apply by 24 March 2014.

Job: Senior Protection Officer, Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Emergencies [info]
- Application deadline is 26 March 2014.

The ‘War Refugee’ and International War: New Global Approaches, London, 27 March 2014 [info]

Europe's Securitized Border Controls: A Parallel World, London, 31 March 2014 [info]
- CMRB seminar.

Refugee Law Initiative Short Courses, London, June-July 2014 [info]
- Registration continues for these two courses: 1) The International Protection of Refugees and Other Displaced Persons, 24-27 June 2014; 2) European Law and Asylum Policy, 30 June-4 July 2014. Note the upcoming deadline for those applying for one partially subsidized and one fully subsidized place for each of these courses, which is 31 March 2014.  The final application deadline is 2 May 2014, although the number of places available are limited.

"Towards a Common European Asylum System: The Legislative Package of Second Generation," 7th European Congress for Jurists Specialised in Immigration and Asylum in Europe, Brussels, 8-9 April 2014 [info]
- Register by 31 March 2014.

Related post:
- Events & Opportunities: Even More March 2014

Tagged Events & Opportunities.  

08 March 2014

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues

News:

Today is International Women's Day!  The official UN theme is "Equality for women is progress for all." Follow developments via ReliefWeb's Gender topic page and UNHCR's IWD page.

Publications: 

An 'I Do' I Choose: How the Fight for Marriage Access Supports a Per Se Finding of Persecution for Asylum Cases Based on Forced Marriage (ExpressO, 2014) [text]

*Forced to Flee: Women's Health and Displacement (MSF, March 2014) [text]

Girl, Disrupted (IDMC, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Health Promotion and Education among Refugee Women: A Literature Review," Journal of Social Change, vol. 6, no. 1 (2014) [full-text]

Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women (NRC, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also this project's web page.

Nowhere to Go: Displaced and Returnee Women Seeking Housing, Land and Property Rights in South Sudan (NRC, March 2014?) [text]

Too Much Pain - Female Genital Mutilation & Asylum in the European Union: A Statistical Update (UNHCR, March 2014) [text]

"'You Keep Yourself Strong': A Discourse Analysis of African Women Asylum Seekers' Talk about Emotions," Journal of International Women's Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (2014) [open access]

*updated

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (17 Feb. 2014)


Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.




03 March 2014

Thematic Focus: Health

Consolidated Humanitarian Health Guidelines, Thematic Policy Document, no. 7 (ECHO, Feb. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Field Brief: Hepatitis E Response in Refugee Settings (UNHCR, Feb. 2014) [text]

"Health Promotion and Education among Refugee Women: A Literature Review," Journal of Social Change, vol. 6, no. 1 (2014) [full-text]

Health Promotion for Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Health Promotion Booklet, Bachelor’s thesis (Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Nov. 2013) [text]

Refugee Health Care Cuts in Canada: System Level Costs, Risks and Responses (Wellesley Institute, Feb. 2014) [text]

"School and Community-Based Interventions for Refugee and Asylum Seeking Children: A Systematic Review," PLoS ONE 9(2): e89359 (Feb. 2014) [open access]

"Significant Reductions in Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Congolese Refugees within 10 Days of Transcendental Meditation Practice," Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 27, no. 1 (Feb. 2014) [free full-text]

"Use of Country of Birth as an Indicator of Refugee Background in Health Datasets," BMC Medical Research Methodology 14:27 (Feb. 2014) [open access text]

"'You Keep Yourself Strong': A Discourse Analysis of African Women Asylum Seekers' Talk about Emotions," Journal of International Women's Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (2014) [open access]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Health (11 Feb. 2014)

Tagged Publications. 

28 February 2014

Regional Focus: Middle East

African Migrants in Israel Face "Voluntary" Return or Detention (IRIN, Feb. 2014) [text]

The Court of Justice of the European Union and Palestinian Refugees – Case C-364/11, El Kott (EDAL, Feb. 2014) [text]

Crossroads of Crisis: Yarmouk, Syria and the Predicament of Palestine Refugees, Beirut, 25 Feb. 2014 [access]
- Lecture by UNRWA Commissioner-General. Follow link for audio, video, text of the speech, and a summary.

Deserted (Foreign Policy, Feb. 2014) [text]

Overview of Current Situation of Asylum-seekers in Israel (Hotline for Refugees & Migrants, Feb. 2014) [text]

The Palestinian Refugee Issue: Compensation and Implementation Mechanisms, Minster Lovell, UK, 18-19 Dec. 2013 [text]

The Palestinian Refugee Issue: Normative Dimensions, Minster Lovell, UK, 13-14 Feb. 2014 [text]

Refugee Protection in the Middle East and the Role of UNRWA, London, 10 Feb. 2014 [access via PRRN Blog]
- Follow link for video.

"Turkey’s Refugee Regime Stretched to the Limit? The Case of Iraqi and Syrian Refugee Flows," Perceptions, vol. XVIII, no. 3 (Autumn 2013) [full-text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (19 Feb. 2014)

Tagged Publications.

19 February 2014

Regional Focus: MENA

Abused and Expelled: Ill-Treatment of Sub-Saharan African Migrants in Morocco (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2014) [text]
- See also HRW press release and related IRIN news story.

Beyond Imagination: Asylum Seekers Testify to Life in Libya (Jesuit Refugee Service Malta, Jan. 2014) [text]

"'No Patients, No Problems': Exposure to Risk of Medical Personnel Working in MSF Projects in Yemen’s Governorate of Amran," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (Feb. 2014) [full-text]

Normative Dimensions of the Palestinian Refugee Issue (PRRN Blog, Feb. 2014) [text]

Sana’a Declaration, Regional Conference on Asylum and Migration, 11-13 Nov. 2013 [text]
- See also this earlier blog post which includes additional references to this conference.

Saudi Arabia: 12,000 Somalis Expelled - Mass Deportations without Considering Refugee Claims (HRW, Feb. 2014) [text]

Under Fire: Israel’s Enforcement of Access Restricted Areas in the Gaza Strip (IDMC, Feb. 2014) [access]
- Follow link for report and briefing paper.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (3 Feb. 2014)

Tagged Publications.