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Lucy Hovil
Senior research Associate, International Refugee Rights Initiative; Managing Editor, International Journal of Transitional Justice. All views my own.
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Lucy Hovil Feb 14
Deeply disturbing to see the recycling of a sexual predator within the NGO world
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Jeff Crisp Feb 12
UN Sec-Gen, 1950: "Refugees will lead an independent life in the countries which have given them shelter. They will no longer be maintained by an international organization. They will be integrated in the economic system of countries of asylum and provide their own needs."
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IRRI Feb 12
will pull out of CRRF, UN framework for lasting solutions for , citing security and lack of funds
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Global Initiative Feb 7
The de facto co-option of the is happening in plain sight. This creates instability, sabotages the state-building process and further drives the exploitation and abuse of . More:
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IRRI Feb 7
has written to seeking deportation of former army chief Gen. Paul Malong Awan ( …). Dear Kenyan government, you can use our recent paper on extraditions & refoulement in East Africa to prepare your response
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Sally Phillips Feb 5
Lady-friendly Doritos? Softer & less orange? Mmm. Can they apply same procedure to White House resident?
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IRRI RightsInExile Feb 1
Our February 2018 issue is out! Please share widely, & consider contributing.
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UN Refugee Agency Jan 25
"A refugee is simply someone who is trying to make a home." Be inspired by poet JJ Bola, a former refugee's powerful poem and thoughts on how art can change the world.
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IRRI Jan 25
president blames 'external forces' for illicit migration of youth - - but IRRI's research suggests otherwise & you can read the reasons stated by Eritreans on the move
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Jeff Crisp Jan 17
Here are my thoughts on the highly premature talk of Rohingya repatriation, and its implications for refugee protection globally:
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The Daily Show Jan 18
Trevor unpacks chain migration and the diversity lottery, two immigration programs Donald Trump both hates and knows nothing about. Full episode:
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Int'l Dev Committee Jan 19
. gave a statement to the reiterating our Report's conclusion that returning to internment camps controlled by the Burmese military is unacceptable. Read our Report here:
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Lucy Hovil Jan 11
Migration can benefit the world. This is how we at the UN plan to help | António Guterres
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Global Initiative Jan 9
and ’s political end game: "Migrant arrivals in Europe from Libya have dropped, but interventions could undermine Libya’s peace process." via
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Tim Gaynor Jan 9
UNHCR is again appealing to Israel to halt its policy of relocating Eritreans and Sudanese to sub-Saharan Africa. This is after some 80 deportees risked their lives by taking dangerous onward journeys to Europe via Libya. via
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Jeff Crisp Jan 8
Exactly why it is so misleading to talk about a "global refugee crisis." It gives the impression that the responsibility is shared equally. Which it is not.
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Jeff Crisp Jan 8
Murderous majorities: excellent NYRB article on the Rohingya refugee emergency and authoritarian majoritarianism in South Asia:
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Refugee Law Project Jan 7
Read an intriguing blog-piece by examining some of the ways in which people's accounts of various forms of hauntings are interpreted as a symptom of challenges
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Lucy Hovil Dec 14
Important report just out by : "Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda"
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Lucy Hovil Dec 8
Shame on us all for our collective failure to protect refugees: "UNHCR’s record budget for 2017 is still substantially lower than the amount US consumers spend each year on Halloween decorations, costumes and candy." | openDemocracy
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