Details of the following reports and publications are courtesy of the Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog.
Burning Homes, Sinking Lives: A Situation Report on Violence against Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and their Refoulement from Bangladesh (Equal Rights Trust, June 2012) [text]
– See also related blog post.
Global Statelessness (Pulitzer Center, 2012) [access]
– Map application, using UNHCR data.
Guidelines to Protect Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention (Equal Rights Trust, July 2012) [text]
Law Talks: Laura Bingham on Statelessness (Open Society, June 2012) [access]
– Podcast interview.
The Right to a Nationality: Women and Children, UN Human Rights Council Doc. No. A/HRC/20/L8 (UN General Assembly, June 2012) [text]
Statelessness at the UN: Reaffirming the Right to Nationality (Open Society Blog, July 2012) [text]
– See also related blog post with video.
Asylum Law or Criminal Law: Blame, Deterrence and the Criminalisation of the Asylum Seeker, Research Paper No. 12-04 (University of Westminster School of Law, Dec. 2011, posted May 2012) [text]
“I’d rather be in prison”: Experiences of African in Immigration Detention in the UK (African Health Policy Network, 2012) [text]
– See also summary report.
Punishment without a Crime: Detention of Migrants and Asylum-seekers in Cyprus (Amnesty International, June 2012) [text]
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/20/24 (UN Human Rights Council, April 2012) [text via Human Rights First]
– Focus is on detention; see also related press release.
ECRE Recommendations to the Cypriot Presidency of the EU (ECRE, July 2012) [text]
Hate on the Streets: Xenophobic Violence in Greece (Human Rights Watch, July 2012) [text]
“Key Priorities of the Cyprus Presidency of the European Union in the Fields of Immigration and Asylum Policy,” Interview with Eleni Mavrou, Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Cyprus (Eurasylum, July-August 2012) [text]
No Duty to Snitch on Another EU Country’s Asylum Conditions (UK Human Rights Blog, July 2012) [text]
Schengen and Solidarity: The Fragile Balance Between Mutual Trust and Mistrust (European Policy Centre, July 2012) [text]
UNHCR Comments on the European Commission’s Amended Recast Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and the Council Laying Down Standards for the Reception of Asylum-seekers (UNHCR, July 2012) [text]
Number of Syrian Refugees Triples to 112,000 since April (UNHCR, July 2012) [text]
Syria Crisis: The Humanitarian Response, London, 15 June 2012 [text]
– Round-table report now available.
Syria Refugees Create Humanitarian, Security Crisis (Oxford Analytica, June 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
Syrian Refugees: Anxious Neighbors Stretched Thin (Refugees International, July 2012) [text]
Syria Regional Refugee Response: Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey (UNHCR, July 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
Other recent MENA items include:
Migration, Displacement and the Arab Spring: Prospects for the Next Year (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, July 2012) [text]
Palestinian Refugees under Attack in Iraq (Euro-Mid Observer, July 2012) [text]
“Understanding the Impact of Conflict on Health Services in Iraq: Information from 401 Iraqi Refugee Doctors in Jordan,” International Journal of Health Planning and Management, vol. 27, no. 1 (January/March 2012) [free full-text]
UNHCR Operation Iraq – Overview – 2011 (UNHCR, 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]