11 December 2017

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, esp. Rohingya Crisis


2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Afghanistan (OCHA, Dec. 2017) [text]

2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Myanmar (OCHA, Dec. 2017) [text]

"Fearing the Worst, China Plans Refugee Camps on North Korean Border," New York Times, 11 Dec. 2017 [text]

From Forced Migration to Forced Returns in Afghanistan: Policy and Program Implications (Migration Policy Institute, Nov. 2017) [text]

Health and Care for Migrants and Displaced Persons: Case Studies from the Asia Pacific Region (IFRC, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Power and Responsibility at the Margins: The Case of India in the Global Refugee Regime," Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, vol. 33, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

The Quandary of Repatriating Refugees along the Thailand–Myanmar Border (East Asia Forum, Dec. 2017) [text]

"Refugees and Displaced People: How Japan Can Help," JICA's World (Oct. 2017) [text via RSC]

Suffering in Shadows: Aid Restrictions and Reductions Endanger Displaced Persons in Northern Myanmar (Refugees International, Dec. 2017) [access]

Rohingya crisis:

100 Days of Horror and Hope: A Timeline of the Rohingya Crisis (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]
- See also UNHCR's latest operational update.

27th Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Human Rights Situation of the Minority Rohingya Muslim Population and Other Minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, Geneva, 5 Dec. 2017 [access]

"The Future of India’s Do-Nothing Policy Toward the Rohingya," The Diplomat, 7 Dec. 2017 [text]

Information Needs Assessment: Cox's Bazar - Bangladesh (Internews, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Myanmar Signs Pact with Bangladesh over Rohingya Repatriation," The Guardian, 23 Nov. 2017 [text]
- See also related commentary from The Conversation, Human Rights WatchLowy Institute, and Open Migration. Also here are responses from UNHCR (24 Nov. and 8 Dec.) and from NGOs.

Review: Rohingya Influx since 1978 (ACAPS, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar at the “Gates of Hell”: International Law Duties of Neighbouring States to Refugees and Asylum Seekers (Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada, Nov. 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (22 Nov. 2017)

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