08 July 2014

Thematic Focus: Religious Aspects

Addressing the Asylum Crisis: Religious Contributions to Rethinking Protection in Global Politics, Washington, DC, 2 May 2014 [info]
- View tweets from this event @ISIM.

Apostasy and Asylum: Escaping the Clutches of Religion (openDemocracy, May 2014) [text]

Atheism as Grounds for Asylum (Free Movement, Jan. 2014) [text]
- See also related Guardian article.

Do the Benefits of Engaging Religion for Development Outweigh the Dangers?, London, 1 May 2014 [info]
- Follow link for video, podcasts, and information about the speakers.

*Humanitarian Assistance Webcast: The Contemporary Role of Faith-based Aid, 19 June 2014 [info]
- Access to the webcast is provided via Vimeo.

Partnership Note: On Faith-based Organizations, Local Faith Communities and Faith Leaders (UNHCR, 2014) [text]
- See also related RSC news story.

"Persecution for Reasons of Religion under the 1951 Refugee Convention," Chapter 2 in Permutations of Order: Religion and Law as Contested Sovereignties (Ashgate, Feb. 2013) [info]
- View an extract via Google Books.

*Responding to Humanitarian Challenges: The Contemporary Role of Faith-based Humanitarian Organizations (ATHA Blog, June 2014) [text]

The Two European Courts on Seeking Asylum due to Religious Persecution (EDAL, March 2014) [text]

US Commission on International Religious Freedom: Annual Report 2014 (USCIRF, April 2014) [text]


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