05 October 2017

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. the Rohingya


Breaking North Korea’s Vicious Cycle of Missile Tests, Sanctions, and Aid Dependency (IRIN, Sept. 2017) [text]

"The Constitution-Based Approach of Indian Judiciary to the Refugee Rights and Global Standards of the UN Convention," The King’s Student Law Review, vol. 8, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

Forced Back to Danger: Asylum-seekers Returned from Europe to Afghanistan (Amnesty International, Oct. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

‘Help Us Stand on Our Own Feet’: Lives of Kabul’s Long-Term Displaced (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2017) [text]

Nation Transformed: The Place of Migration in 21st Century Aotearoa-New Zealand (Univ. of Auckland, Aug.-Sept. 2017) [access]
- Follow link for podcasts of six lectures in this series.

Overview of UNHCR’s Operations in Asia and the Pacific, 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme, 19 Sept. 2017 [text]

The Pacific Humanitarian Team: From Commitment to Action (OCHA, Oct. 2017) [text]

Thailand: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Amnesty International, Sept. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related AI news release and feature story.

Rohingya crisis:

"Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree to Draw up Plan for Refugee Repatriation," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 2 Oct. 2017 [text]

Breaking the Cycle of Expulsion, Forced Repatriation, and Exploitation for Rohingya (openDemocracy, Sept. 2017) [text]

Could the Rohingya Crisis Be a Turning Point for Guterres? (IPI Global Observatory, Sept. 2017) [text]

Ending the Rohingya Crisis: What Will It Take?, London, 26 Sept. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video.

*The Hard Truth is Rohingya Refugees are Not Going Home (Chatham House, Oct. 2017) [text]

Myanmar: Displacement from Rakhine after 25 Aug 2017 (as of 26 Sep 2017) (OCHA, Oct. 2017) [map]

Myanmar/Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees Must not be Forced Home to Abuse and Discrimination (Amnesty International, Oct. 2017) [text]

Repatriating "Verified" Rohingya—Don't Hold Your Breath (CFR Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

"Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Face Difficulties in Thailand," The Diplomat, 29 Sept. 2017 [text]

Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh: Its Multi-Dimensional Implications, RSIS Commentary, no. 176 (Nayang Tech. Univ., Sept. 2017) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. the Rohingya (25 Sept. 2017)

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