21 March 2017

Regional Focus: Asia, esp. Myanmar

Funding opportunities:

NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia [info]
- The proposal submission deadline is 5 April 2017.

Tibetan and Sri Lankan Refugees, and Returnees in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka [info]
- The proposal submission deadline is 11 April 2017.


Afghanistan: New REACH Project Monitors Highly Vulnerable Informal Settlements in Kabul and Nangarhar (REACH, March 2017) [access]

Interim Report and Recommendations (Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Note: A final report will be issued August 2017. See also related Amnesty International statement.

"Mobilising Affinity Ties: Kachin Internal Displacement and the Geographies of Humanitarianism at the China–Myanmar Border," Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol. 42, no. 1 (March 2017) [free full-text]

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya Issue’ is a Regional Refugee Crisis: ASEAN Must Intervene (The Conversation, March 2017) [text]

Not ‘All is Forgiven’ for Asylum Seekers Returned to Sri Lanka (The Conversation, March 2017) [text]

*The Plight of the ‘Stateless’ Rohingyas: Probing the Fate of the Rohingya Refugees in India (Oxford Human Rights Hub, Feb. 2017) [text]

Refugee Transit in Indonesia: The Critical Importance of Community (IPI Global Observatory, March 2017) [text]

Regional Guidelines on How to Identify and Refer Refugees and Asylum Seekers at the Borders of Central Asia (The Almaty Process on Refugee Protection and International Migration, 2016) [text via Refworld]

"Stranglehold Refoulment: Fear of Constructively Forced Returns of Burmese Refugees as Consequence of Thailand’s Combined Human Rights Violations," Fordham International Law Journal, vol. 40, no. 2 (2017) [full-text]

"What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?," The Diplomat, 9 March 2017 [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia (3 March 2017)

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