The Challenge of risk assessment by the European Court of Human Rights

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 10: Risk and Diligence in Human Rights and Refugee Law, by Professor Frédéric Bouhon, Professor of Public Law at the University of Liège (Belgium). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of … Read more The Challenge of risk assessment by the European Court of Human Rights

No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 10: Risk and Diligence in Human Rights and Refugee Law, by Ashlee Uren, LL.M. Candidate, Georgetown University. Full title: “Dead Ends: No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement” The Cambridge International Law Journal … Read more No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement

The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible for Violence in Migration Control

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 10: Risk and Diligence in Human Rights and Refugee Law, by Dr Catherine Briddick, Lecturer in Gender and Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Full title: “Affective/Effective Law: The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible … Read more The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible for Violence in Migration Control

‘Missing Migrants’ Under International Law: Theoretical and Practical Challenges

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 10: Risk and Diligence in Human Rights and Refugee Law, by Dr Grażyna Baranowska, Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, German Institute for Human Rights. Full title: “Crimes Without Criminals: Drawing the Epistemological Distinction Between … Read more ‘Missing Migrants’ Under International Law: Theoretical and Practical Challenges

How can education be secured in times of war? I Inside Story

From Afganistan to Myanmar, and Syria to nations in Africa, school buildings are being bombed or used by armed groups in conflict zones. Students are missing out on schooling and teachers are threatened. A situation now worsened by the pandemic. The UN is particularly concerned about more than seventy five million young people living in … Read more How can education be secured in times of war? I Inside Story

Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

When the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, newly independent states emerged. These new borders meant that all of a sudden people found themselves on the wrong side – foreigners in a country they called their home, but were unable to prove or formally claim as such. The United Nations refugee agency estimates that at … Read more Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

Deborah Frances-White:Women have to serve the values of middle-aged, rich, white men to get promoted

Deborah Frances-White is a comedian, author and screenwriter. She’s probably best known for ‘The Guilty Feminist’, which is a hugely successful podcast and brand. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) She talks to Krishnan about facing up to your own privileges, the lessons she’s learnt from living with a Syrian refugee and why she’s glad her IVF didn’t work. … Read more Deborah Frances-White:Women have to serve the values of middle-aged, rich, white men to get promoted

The Story of Alphonso Davies – From Refugee to Bundesliga Star

Alphonso Davies’ unique journey to Bundesliga stardom ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS Alphonso Davies’ story is no ordinary one. Born in Ghana, brought up in Canada and now a Bundesliga star. At just 15, Davies signed his first professional contract with the Vancouver Whitecaps and played in the MLS. His talent was spotted early on and … Read more The Story of Alphonso Davies – From Refugee to Bundesliga Star

Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Frequent handwashing and physical distancing are the pillars of efforts around the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh who are now directly threatened by COVID-19, effectively practicing that advice is nigh on impossible, especially after Cyclone Amphan left the camps in Cox’s Bazar … Read more Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

The plight of Rohingya refugees is one filled with testimonies of brutal violence. Al Jazeera’s Senior Correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom encountered “the most horrific descriptions of atrocities” while covering the crisis for more than three years. “No other story has had as much of an impact on me as this one has,” he said. In this … Read more Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

Race to prevent Covid-19 ‘nightmare’ in Rohingya camps as first case detected

Emergency teams raced Friday to prevent a coronavirus “nightmare” in the world’s largest refugee settlement after the first confirmed cases in a sprawling city of shacks housing nearly a million Rohingya. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Race to prevent Covid-19 ‘nightmare’ in Rohingya camps as first case detected

Alarm over Rohingya refugee testing COVID-19 positive in Bangladesh

Aid groups are alarmed by the news that a Rohingya refugee, one of about a million in Bangladesh, has tested positive for COVID-19. The refugee is one of the first two confirmed cases in the world’s biggest and most densely populated camp. The other is a local person. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports. – Subscribe … Read more Alarm over Rohingya refugee testing COVID-19 positive in Bangladesh

Tensions over Palestinian teenager’s death | IDF guard refugee camp

A crowd of Palestinians gathered nearby Al-Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron in the West Bank as an Israeli raid of the camp left a 15-year-old Palestinian dead. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more Tensions over Palestinian teenager’s death | IDF guard refugee camp

First coronavirus cases found in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

The World Health Organization confirmed the first cases of coronavirus in Bangladesh refugee camps, home to more than one million Rohingya. A Rohingya refugee and a local resident have been taken to an isolation center after testing positive. Aid workers have warned of a potential humanitarian disaster as the camps are more densely populated than … Read more First coronavirus cases found in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Educating Syria’s Lost Generation | Al Jazeera Close Up

“The bombings were getting closer and closer,” says Dr Nasser Alzhouri. As the war in Syria raged, the Alzhouri family home burned down. Alzhouri and his son, Suliman, set off for Lebanon. The only thing Alzhouri took with him was his degree certificate. Unbeknown to his father, Suliman had snuck back into their house to … Read more Educating Syria’s Lost Generation | Al Jazeera Close Up