Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog. Further details can be found on the website at: http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/
Publications on Africa
Global Insider: Kampala Convention Sets a Global Example for IDP Protection (World Politics Review, Dec. 2012) [text]
Kenya’s Decision to Confine Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Camps is Unlawful (Amnesty International, Dec. 2012) [text]
Refugee Resettlement: The View from Kenya – Findings from Field Research in Nairobi and Kakuma Refugee Camp, Research Report 2012/01 (KNOW RESET, 2012) [text]
Rescuing Migrants in Libya: The Political Economy of State Responses to Migration Crises – The Case of Ghana, Working Paper, no. 16 (DIIS, Dec. 2012) [text]
“Tanzania’s Mtabila Camp Finally Closed,” Pambazuka News, no. 610 (Dec. 2012) [text]
Toward a Regional Solution for Rwanda’s Returning Refugees, Backgrounder no. 45 (Africa Initiative, Nov. 2012) [text]
Transnational Exile Complex: How to Think about African Diaspora Politics, Working Paper, no. 88 (RSC, Dec. 2012) [text]
Publications on the Middle East
Camp New Iraq (formerly Camp Ashraf) Residents and the Determination of their International Protection Needs, Update no. 4 (UNHCR, Dec. 2012) [text]
Jordan: Syrian Child Refugees Who Work – Culture or Coping Mechanism? (IRIN, Dec. 2012) [text]
The State of Human Rights in Israel and the OPT 2012 (Association for Civil Rights in Israel, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Includes a chapter on refugees and asylum-seekers.
Syria Regional Response Plan: January to June 2013 (UN, Dec. 2012) [text]
- See also related UNHCR press release.
Tortured in Sinai, Jailed in Israel: Detention of Slavery and Torture Survivors under the Anti-Infiltration Law, June-September 2012 (Hotline for Migrant Workers, Oct. 2012) [text]
Why They Left: Stories of Iranian Activists in Exile (Human Rights Watch, Dec. 2012) [text]
Publications on Australia
Australia and Asylum Seekers: Media Perspectives (London Progressive Journal, Dec. 2012) [text]
Boat People Economics 101: Exposing the Flawed Logic of Asylum Seeker Policy (The Conversation, Dec. 2012) [text]
Cognitive Dissonance and Sunk Cost: The Psychology of Seeking Asylum (The Conversation, Nov. 2012) [text]
Defiance and Compliance: Australia and the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, Thesis submitted to the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011; posted July 2012) [text]
Immigration Detention on Christmas Island: Observations from Visit to Immigration Detention Facilities on Christmas Island (Australian Human Rights Commission, Dec. 2012) [text]
Policy Déjà Vu Will Have a Devastating Effect on Asylum Seeker Mental Health (The Conversation, Dec. 2012) [text]
UNHCR Mission to the Republic of Nauru 3-5 December 2012 (UNHCR, Dec. 2012) [text]
- See also related press release.
“What Does the Literature Say about Resilience in Refugee People? Implications for Practice,” Journal of Social Inclusion, vol. 3, no. 2 (2012) [open access text]
Publications on Statelessness
“Atlantis, Narnia and Statelessness: How Political and Environmental Factors Can Cause Statelessness,” Social & Political Review, vol. XXII (2012) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 73.
A Call to Include the Stateless on International Human Rights Day (ENS Blog, Dec. 2012) [text]
Children and Their Search for a Home: What It Means to be Stateless in the 21st Century (Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, July 2012) [text]
Citizens of Nowhere: Solutions for the Stateless in the U.S. (UNHCR & Open Society Justice Initiative, Dec. 2012) [text]
- See also related Refugees International blog post.
Naturalization of Stateless Persons: Solution of Statelessness?, Thesis submitted to the Department of European and International Public Law (Tilburg University, 2012) [text]
S. Sudan Takes Vital Step to Prevent Statelessness (RI Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]
“Statelessness and the Politics of Misrecognition,” Res Publica, vol. 18, no. 1 (2012) [eprint]
Statelessness in Southern Africa, Briefing Paper for UNHCR Regional Conference on Statelessness in Southern Africa, Mbombela (Nelspruit), South Africa, 1-3 November 2011 [text]