16 July 2018

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

72nd Meeting of the Standing Committee, Geneva, 19-21 June 2018 [access]
- This meeting focused on international protection. Follow link for the Note on International Protection and a variety of other documents, including on internally displaced persons, statelessness, and the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework. See also related NGO statements.

The Aquarius Incident and the Law of the Sea: Is Italy in Violation of the Relevant Rules? (EJIL: Talk Blog, June 2018) [text]

"Do You Care about the Rule of Law? Then Act Like It," New York Times, 11 July 2018 [text]

"Dropping the Anchor: The Use of Plausibility in Credibility Assessments," Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 7, no. 2 (April 2018) [full-text]

In Search of a Safe Harbour for the Aquarius: The Troubled Waters of International and EU Law (EU Immigration & Asylum Law & Policy Blog, July 2018) [text]

"Migrant and Refugee Border Deaths: Defining a Human Rights Framework," LSE Law Review, vol III (2018) [full-text]

Populism and International Human Rights Institutions: A Survival Guide, iCourts Working Paper Series, no. 133 (Univ. of Copenhagen, 2018) [text via SSRN]

Protection Anywhere But Here (Asylum Insight, July 2018) [text]

Refuge Lost (Asylum Insight, May 2018) [text]

Refugee Protection in a Hostile World? (RLI Blog, June 2018) [text]

Removing the Goal Posts: Manipulation of ‘Country Information’ and Public Law (AusPubLaw Blog, June 2018) [text]
- Discusses the recent changes that have been made to the US Dept. of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

Taking Subjectivity Out of the Serious Harm Determination (RefLaw Blog, July2018) [text]

Will the Global Compact on Refugees Address the Gap in International Refugee Law Concerning Burden Sharing? (EJIL: Talk Blog, June 2018) [text]

"The World Bargain on Asylum is Unraveling," The Atlantic, 29 June 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (5 June 2018)

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