19 March 2018

Regional Focus: Asia, incl. Rohingya Crisis

"China and the International Refugee Protection Regime: Past, Present, and Potentials," Refugee Survey Quarterly, Advance Articles, 13 March 2018 [open access]

"Examining the Impacts of Disaster Resettlement from a Livelihood Perspective: A Case Study of Qinling Mountains, China," Disasters, vol. 42, no. 2 (April 2018) [free full-text]

Japan Revels in Its Refusal of Refuge (Refugees Deeply, March 2018) [text]

"The Role of Civil Society in Hong Kong," Forced Migration Review, no. 57 (Feb. 2018) [open access]

Survival of the Invisible: Economic Security of African Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Bangkok, Thesis (Chulalongkorn University, 2017) [text]

Watch for:

It looks like a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Refugee Studies will focus in part on refugee issues in Asia. Check out abstracts that have been posted for the following articles:

  • Boundaries and Belonging in the Indo-Myanmar Borderlands: Chin Refugees in Mizoram [abstract]
  • Hospitality as a Horizon of Aspiration (or, What the International Refugee Regime Can Learn from Acehnese Fishermen) [abstract]
  • Neither Here nor There: Pakistani Hindu Refugee Claims at the Interface of the International and South Asian Refugee Regimes [abstract]
  • From Political Activists to Social Entrepreneurs: Burmese Refugees in South Korea [abstract]
  • Forced Migration, Refugees and China’s Entry into the ‘Family of Nations’, 1861–1949 [abstract]

Rohingya crisis:

Myanmar Levels Former Rohingya Villages to Build Camp for Returnees (IRIN, March 2018) [text]
- See also related Amnesty International report.

*Neglected Suffering: The Unmet Need for Palliative Care in Cox’s Bazar (World Child Cancer, March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

‘No one was left’: Death and Violence against the Rohingya (MSF, March 2018) [text]

The Rohingyas Beyond Domination and Resistance: A Case Study on Refugees’ Innovative Strategies, Global Migration Research Paper, no. 20 (Global Migration Centre, 2017) [text]

Snapshot Survey: An Insight into the Daily Lives of the Rohingya in Unchiprang & Shamlapur (Xchange, March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on His Visit to Bangladesh to Assess the Situation of Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar (UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Statement by Mr. Marzuki Darusman, Chairperson of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, at the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council (OHCHR, March 2018) [text]
- See also related news story.

Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council (OHCHR, March 2018) [text]
- See also related NPR story

UN Launches 2018 Appeal for Rohingya Refugees and Bangladeshi Host Communities (UNHCR & IOM, March 2018) [text]
- See also related UNHCR news story.


Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Asia - Pt. 1 (6 March 2018)
- Regional Focus: Asia - Pt. 2: Rohingya Crisis (6 March 2018)

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