07 June 2017

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific


Call for applications: Emerging Scholars Network - Asia-Pacific Research Group [info]
- "The Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW Sydney is establishing the first interdisciplinary community of scholars researching refugee law, policy and practice in the Asia-Pacific region." The research group will go live in August 2017.


"Eight Years after End of War, Tamil Refugees Divided over Returning to Sri Lanka," Live Mint, 5 June 2017 [text]

"The Future of Asylum in India: Four Principles to Appraise Recent Legislative Proposals," NUJS Law Review, vol. 9, nos. 3-4 (2016) [full-text]

How Return of Half a Million Refugees is Impacting One Afghan Province (Refugees Deeply, May 2017) [text]

It’s Time to Start Considering What a North Korean Refugee Crisis Would Look Like (Quartz, May 2017) [text]

Makeshift Living: Rohingya Refugees Struggle to Survive in Bangladesh (RI Blog, June 2017) [text]

Position Paper on Returns from Afghanistan (Pakistan Humanitarian Country Team, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Re-Asserting Control: Voluntary Return, Restitution and the Right to Land for IDPs and Refugees in Myanmar (Transnational Institute, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Real Crisis in North Korea is Not the One You've Been Hearing About (IRIN, May 2017) [text]

"Thailand's Proposed Refugee Screening Mechanism: Why We Should Be Paying Attention," The Refuge, vol. 1, no. 2 (April 2017) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 4.

They Fled Afghanistan Fearing for Their Lives but Europe Forced Them Back (Amnesty International, June 2017) [text]

Voluntary and Forced Returns to Afghanistan in 2016/17: Trends, Statistics and Experiences (Afghanistan Analysts Network, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (18 May 2017)

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