25 September 2017

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. the Rohingya

Rohingya crisis:

Bangladesh: Poor, Stressed, but Last Place of Refuge for Rohingya (Asia Unbound Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

"How Many Internally Displaced Rohingya are Trapped Inside Myanmar?," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 21 Sept. 2017 [text

India Can’t Mistreat Refugees by not Signing Refugee Convention - Customary International Law Prohibits Returning Rohingya to Burma (Human Rights Watch, Sept. 2017) [text]

An International Law Perspective on India's Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis (Oxford Human Rights Hub, Sept. 2017) [text]

Internment Fears as Myanmar Plans New Camps for Scattered Rohingya (IRIN, Sept. 2017) [text]

The Plight of 40,000 Rohingya Refugees in India (Border Criminologies Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

"The Rohingya Refugee Crisis is the Worst in Decades," The Economist, 21 Sept. 2017 [text]

'Safe Zones' for Rohingya Refugees in Burma Could be Dangerous (Human Rights Watch, Sept. 2017) [text]

Thailand Needs to Stop Inhumane Navy 'Push-Backs' (Human Rights Watch, Sept. 2017) [text]

Why an Unprecedented Rohingya Refugee Crisis is Happening Now (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2017) [text]

Other publications: 

"The Fate of Durable Solutions in Protracted Refugee Situations: The Odyssey of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan," Seattle Journal for Social Justice, vol. 15, no. 3 (Spring 2017) [full-text]

Fifth Meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration, Manila, 10-12 Sept. 2017 [info]
- "At our fifth meeting we plan to consolidate progress made within ASEAN and the Bali Process on trafficking in persons, forced labour and slavery, as well as regional responses to sudden displacement." Follow link for agenda and briefing papers.

Responding to Refugee Crises: Lessons from Evaluations in Afghanistan as a Country of Origin (OECD, Sept. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

'The Time to Go Home Has Come’: Afghans Return to Embattled Provinces (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2017) [text]

"Vulnerable and Resilient? Immigrants and Refugees in the 2010–2011 Canterbury and Tohoku Disasters," International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 22 (June 2017) [preprint via ResearchGate]

Why Japan Recognizes Only a Few Refugees? Institutional Challenges (Japan Association for Refugees, Sept. 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. the Rohingya (18 Sept. 2017)

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