25 April 2018

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria


The Refugee Crisis in Jordan: Personal Stories from the Field, New York, 26 April 2018 [info]


Benjamin Netanyahu’s U-turn: No Redemption for Asylum Seekers in Israel (The Conversation, April 2018) [text]

*"Civilians Trapped in Yarmouk Face 'Unimaginable' End to Siege," IRIN, 23 April 2018 [text]

"Conflict Displaces Almost 700,000 Syrians in Deadly First Months of 2018," The Guardian, 10 April 2018 [text]

“Death Would Have Been Better”: Europe Continues to Fail Refugees and Migrants in Libya (Refugees International, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"In Libya, Migrants Fight for Survival," VOA News, 16 April 2018 [text]

Israel: New Testimonies Show Israeli Deportations Putting Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum-seekers at Risk in Uganda (Amnesty International, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Israel Abandons Plan to Forcibly Deport African Migrants," Reuters, 24 April 2018 [text]

“Our Homes Are Not for Strangers”: Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities (Human Rights Watch, April 2018) [text]

Return Intention Survey: Displacement Tracking Matrix, Libya (IOM, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

State of the Syria Crisis Response: Assessing Humanitarian and Development Challenges (Voluntas Advisory, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Syria is Death Trap for Civilians, U.N. Refugee Chief Warns," Reuters, 24 April 2018 [text]

Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, Second Brussels Conference, 24-25 April 2018 [info]
- Follow link for the programme, background information, video, transcripts of speeches, the co-chairs' joint declaration, and other related materials. See also related UNHCR pre-conference and post-conference news stories, and NGOs' reaction at the end of the meeting. This Devex article notes that pledged aid was about $5 billion short.

UNHCR Alarmed at Horrific Conditions Facing Newly-arrived Refugees and Migrants in Yemen (UNHCR, April 2018) [text]

Yemen: Detained African Migrants Tortured, Raped (Human Rights Watch, April 2018) [text]

The Youth Movement in Sahrawi Refugee Camps (International Crisis Group, April 2018) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (6 April 2018)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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