New Regional Publications on Oceania and Africa

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:

New Regional Publications on Oceania

Asylum Seekers and Refugees: What Are the Facts? (Parliamentary Library of Australia, updated Feb. 2013) [text]

Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Program 2013-14: Community Views on Current Challenges and Future Directions (Refugee Council of Australia, Feb. 2013) [text]

Boat Arrivals in Australia since 1976 (Parliamentary Library of Australia, updated Jan. 2013) [text]

“‘Boat People’ in Australia: Press, Policy and Public Opinion,” GEOView: Online Undergraduate Review of Geography and Environmental Studies (2013) [open access text]

Furore over Australian Detention of Immigrant Children (IRIN, March 2013) [text]

RCOA’s Analysis of Progress in Implementing the Recommendations of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers (Refugee Council of Australia, Feb. 2013) [text]

“Towards Sanctuary: Securing Refugees and Forced Migrants in Multicultural Australia,” Chapter 1 in Cultures in Refuge: Seeking Sanctuary in Modern Australia (Ashgate, Oct. 2012) [free sample text]
– More info. about the book is available here.

New Regional Publications on Africa

“African Union,” International Organizations Bulletin (Winter 2012) [text]
– Scroll to p. 2; reports on the entry into force of the Kampala Convention.

Helpdesk Research Report: Humanitarian Response to the Post-election Violence in Kenya in 2007/8 (Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

“International Intervention in Mali and its Impact on Refugees,” Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 35 (March 2013) [text]

“No Way Back? Adaptation and Urbanization of IDP Livelihoods in the Darfur Region of Sudan,” Development and Change, vol. 44, no. 1 (Jan. 2013) [free full-text]

Report on Property Issues and Displacement in Libya for UNHCR (Terra Nullius, Feb. 2013) [text]

Two Years after the Crisis: Returnees from Libya Revisited, Policy Brief (IOM, March 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]


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