Ghettoization, Insecurity & Destabilization: the Refugee Crisis in Southeast Europe & South Caucasus This paper is the product of IISA research and HOLDS Foundation fieldwork in refugee camps/sites. By exploring both the causes of the refugee crisis — particularly post-Communist history of the Balkans and Southern Caucasus regions — and effects the crisis has had on host […]PublishedAugust 8th, 2017 Author Legacy
This paper addresses: (A) the role of “transit countries” and politicisation of asylum in modern refugee crises, and how the ambiguity in forced displacement terminology has been manipulated by countries to ban arrivals based on nationality; and (B) the need to facilitate movement of persons by modernising the 1951 Convention refugee definition.PublishedNovember 5th, 2016 Author Legacy
https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/videos/vb.7382473689/10154713881933690/?type=2&theater As an unprecedented numbers of Haitians and Africans are trying to reach the US, a refugee crisis is unfolding near the US-Mexico border. With a high number of refugees fleeing to the US, refugee centres are now overwhelmed. Refugees arrive with little or no resources at all, and centres are struggling to meet requirements for basic needs such as water, […]PublishedOctober 14th, 2016 Author Legacy
Tear gas and water cannons used in Calais migrant camp at protest Migrants and activists in Calais clash with riot police, as they demand they be allowed to travel onward to Britain. Posted by Channel 4 News on Sunday, 2 October 2016 Considered to be the worst clashes in the camp since February 2016, migrants […]PublishedOctober 6th, 2016 Author Legacy
On the 19th September, UN member states gathered in New York to address the large movements of refugees and migrants. The primary purpose of this summit was to create a viable mechanism for sharing of refugee resettlement duties on the UN states. The summit established the New York Declaration, which calls on countries which can resettle or […]PublishedSeptember 29th, 2016 Author Legacy
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