06 February 2018

Regional Focus: Asia


"The Afghan Paradox: Chaos and Violence but Safe for Returns from Europe," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 2 Feb. 2018 [text]

Escaping War in Afghanistan: Where to Next? A Research Study on the Challenges of IDP Protection in Afghanistan (NRC, IDMC & Samuel Hall, Jan. 2018) [text]
- See also related comment by NRC Secretary General and Guardian article.

*"Pakistan Extends Afghan Refugees' Stay for Only 60 Days," Reuters, 1 Feb. 2018 [text]
- Note: I just changed this reference to a more up-to-date news report!

Returning to Fragility: Exploring the Link between Conflict and Returnees in Afghanistan (Oxfam, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rohingya crisis:

Dust, Snakes and Smoke: Rohingya Petition for Basic Rights in India (Refugees Deeply, Feb. 2018) [text]

"Fumbled Repatriation Sows Fear in Bangladesh Rohingya Camps," IRIN, 26 Jan. 2018 [text]

"The Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees Leads to Fears of Mew Dangers," Washington Post, 31 Jan. 2018 [text]

Repatriation Doomed to Fail? Arrangement between Bangladesh and Myanmar Leaves Rohingya in Dangerously Precarious Position (Just Security Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]

Rohingya Crisis: Host Communities Review (ACAPS, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rohingya Say Rights Guarantees Key to Myanmar Return (UNHCR, Jan. 2018) [text]

Other publications:

Agreement for Better Access to Legal Aid for Refugees in Malaysia (UNHCR, Jan. 2018) [text]

Further Revision of Operations to Optimize the Refugee Recognition System (Govt. of Japan, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Outsourcing Control: The International Organization for Migration in Indonesia," International Journal of Human Rights, Latest Articles, 17 Jan. 2018 [Academia]
- See also related Refugees Deeply comment.

"Preventing a Post-Collapse Crisis in North Korea," Foreign Affairs, 25 Jan. 2018 [info]
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"Refugees in Indonesia Hoped for Brief Stay. Many May Be Stuck for Life," New York Times, 26 Jan. 2018 [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (22 Jan. 2018)

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