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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 Jun 20
today. Children separated from parents and put in detention; nationalism in Europe cauterising protection; an utter failure to grasp the fundamentals of global responsibility sharing. We should all hang our heads in shame.
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Jeff Crisp Jun 19
"Over the years, Italy – and Europe – has shovelled money into unstable countries and bankrolled traffickers and criminals without solving anything."
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Tuesday Reitano Jun 11
This guide analyses in depth the dynamics and trends of the industry, focusing on from and through the region and sub-Saharan to
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ian bremmer May 29
Not sure how humanity has survived this long.
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Lucy Hovil May 17
I support the sentiment, but the claim 'in Uganda 21% of refugees own a business that employs more than one person' is a misquote (original refers to Kampala only, therefore not including the majority who are stuck in camps). Reinforces uncritical rhetoric of Uganda as a 'model'
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IRRI May 14
Between 1 Jan - 9 May 2018 received 105,483 1,533 from 79,565 from and 24,385 from and yet, 5 months in and the response is only funded 2% 4% and 6% respectively.
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Lucy Hovil May 10
Important report from on the impact of tourism in Tanzania: "Losing the Serengeti: The Maasai Land that was to Run Forever"
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IRRI May 9
As risks rise in , refuge in Tanzania is no longer secure, reports , quoting on the naturalisation process of Burundian refugees in
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Lucy Hovil May 8
Zimbabwe's women's anti-poaching group protecting elephants.
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Lucy Hovil May 4
. writes about Israel’s secret refugee deal
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Andrea Purdekova May 3
In Burundi, a disputed referendum threatens to deepen a neglected humanitarian crisis: ()
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Maddy Crowther May 2
. at event on EU migration policy on Horn of Africa: focus on criminality is palliative, you need to consider political context, forced migration is a logical response to crises of governance
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APPG Sudans May 2
‘Refugee protection is crucial’. warns against focusing only on containment at the expense of national refugee policies
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IRRI RightsInExile May 1
Our May 2018 issue of Rights In Exile is out - please read, share and contribute!
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International Rescue Committee - Europe Apr 19
'What's the 1st thing we need to do to begin to resolve the Rohingya situation?'- 'In the short term we need stronger protection of vulnerable people. Longer term we need to dispel the idea of quick returns & work to address the causes of the violence'
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Lucy Hovil Apr 17
points to the dangers of taking the history out of migration: 'If you lay down with dogs you get fleas'.
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Jeff Crisp Apr 4
What happens to people who have been intercepted at sea by the EU-funded Libyan coastguard? I put some questions on this to UNHCR, and here are their answers:
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Caitlin L Chandler Apr 3
hey London! I'm speaking at the Houses of Parliament on May 2 on 'EU migration policy in the Horn of Africa: Searching for sustainable solutions to people smuggling and trafficking' w on my report on - come out!
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Charles Onyango-Obbo Mar 29
FASCINATING: How To Rig An Election; toolbox of tricks; African titbits; one of world’s most notorious election-rigging specialists & autocrats discover it’s easier to stay in power by rigging elections than by not holding them at all
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Bruno Braak Mar 29
Crucial paper. Communities in north Uganda offered land to host refugees. In the absence of clear and accessible MoUs, there is uncertainty: what are the terms, who benefits, and in the long run - will government grab the land when the refugees leave?
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