12 September 2013

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. Australia

Afghanistan 2014 (UpFront Blog, Aug. 2013) [access]
- Three-part blog series on the "potential displacement implications of the withdrawal of the majority of International Security Assistance Force troops from Afghanistan at the end of 2014."

APRRN National Consultations in Thailand (Speak Out, Sept. 2013) [text]

Special Conference on Irregular Movement of Persons, Jakarta, 19-20 August 2013 [info]
- See also the statement by UNHCR's Director of International Protection and the text of the Jakarta Declaration on Addressing Irregular Movement of Persons.

Tsunami 2004: A Comprehensive Analysis (WHO, Sept. 2013) [texts via ReliefWeb]
- Presented in two volumes.


"Groundhog Day: Why the Asylum Problem is like the Drug Problem," Griffith Review, no. 41 (April 2013) [full-text]
- Note: This article was reprinted recently by The Conversation.

"Opinion: Australian Parties in 'Race to Bottom' on Asylum Seeker Policy," CNN, 4 Sept. 2013 [text]

"Tony Abbott Restates Coalition's Hardline Asylum Seeker Policy," The Guardian, 9 Sept. 2013 [text]

UN Slams Australia's Treatment of Refugees (The Interpreter, Aug. 2013) [text]

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