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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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Global Initiative Sep 20
"Over the past 18 years, poachers have stripped coastal waters of at least 96 million . Efforts to curb the illegal trade have roundly failed.", according to a new report
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Lucy Hovil Sep 18
UN report details Rohingya horrors. Any talk of repatriation at this point is beyond irresponsible.
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Thomson Reuters Foundation News Sep 17
"Although the university never owned enslaved people or traded in the goods they produced, it is now clear we received significant financial support from people whose wealth came from slavery"
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James Hathaway Sep 15
This pattern will persist until resettlement is understood to be a way of protecting, not just a voluntary add-on. High time for a new way to implement the Refugee Convention.
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Lucy Hovil Sep 13
A crucial piece of analysis: "The business of voluntourism: do western do-gooders actually do harm?"
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Karen McVeigh Sep 12
No NGO rescue boats currently in central Mediterranean, agencies warn
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IRRI Sep 12
New UN humanitarian coordinator in urged authorities to create conditions for return of displaced civilians in and vowed to support these efforts.
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Jeff Crisp Sep 11
"If you deter departures from Libya you need to take account of the situation there. So you either do evacuations from Libya to origin countries, or you acknowledge that deterrence policies are putting migrants and Libyan citizens in peril within Libya,”
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IRRI Aug 29
"Justice can only be done if arrests and trials are conducted in accordance with standards in |n and international law. More efforts must be done to end ongoing abuses against |n refugees, and bring all perpetrators to account." New blog:
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Loren B Landau Aug 10
Out just in time for your fall reading lists: My take on Europe’s efforts to keep Africans at bay. Only two years in the making.
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IRRI Aug 9
It is absolutely premature to talk about returns of South Sudanese refugees in . remains chronically unsafe, previous deals have not been respected, and returns would only put people at grave risk of abuses. We hope the Ugandan government refrains from pressure
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Anuradha Mittal Aug 1
The devastating impact of Gibe dams & irrigation plantation developments on Omo Riverd and Lake Turkana .
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Lucy Hovil Aug 1
In case any of us forget the fact that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees continue to live in the most appalling conditions with little hope of something better in sight
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Tim Dixon Jul 30
Today More in Common is releasing a groundbreaking study of 's attitudes towards , national identity and , undertaken with . Some surprising findings: Italians are pro-migrant and anti-immigration. Here's my key takeouts: /1
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Clingendael Inst. Jul 12
Our online magazine Clingendael Spectator just published ‘EU’s migration (mis)management?’, a must-read dossier with contributions from i.a. and Clingendael researchers and
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IRRI RightsInExile Jul 11
A STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR BARBARA HARRELL-BOND, OBE
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IRRI Jul 11
It is with huge sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond, one of the strongest, most persistent and compassionate advocates of refugee rights. Her absence will be felt across the globe and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.
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Uni of Reading Jul 2
We've had feedback over the last week that some people are unhappy with our plan to offer up to 14 scholarships to refugees living in the local area. To these people, we would like to say: Tough. Jog on.
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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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