International Migration Outlook 2011
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (OECD), have just released the latest edition of their annual publication entitled, `The International Migration Outlook 2011.‘ According to the OECD,
This publication provides an analysis of recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and two analytical chapters, covering migrant entrepreneurship and international migration to Israel.
Further information on this publication and a Free preview can be found on the OECD website here : [access page]
A Guardian newspaper article is also available, entitled : International migration: where do people go and where from?
A new report published by Human Rights Watch and entitled, `Dead Men Walking : Convict Porters on the Front Lines in Eastern Burma.’ Details from the Human Rights Watch website state that :
This 70-page report details abuses against convict
Dead Men Walking by Human Rights Watch
porters including summary executions, torture, and the use of the convicts as “human shields.” The military should stop forcibly recruiting prisoners as porters and mistreating them, and those responsible for ordering or participating in suchtreatment should be prosecuted, Human Rights Watch and the Karen Human Rights Group said.
The link to this document is here : http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2011/07/12/dead-men-walking-0
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization, (UNPO), has published a report entitled, `Special report on violence against indigenous Jumma in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.’ The press release states that,
`JusticeMakers Bangladesh Trust (JMBangladesh), along with Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD), The Hague, The Netherlands have [provided a report of their recent] fact finding investigation into the arson attacks against minority Jumma communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region of Bangladesh, which occurred in February and April of 2011.’
The full report, in PDF format, is available to download – [here] ;
The press release is also available online – [here].
New IDMC report entitled, `Occupied Palestinian Terrortory : No end to the internal displacement.’ Read the report in [HTML] or [PDF] format. The relevant IDMC country page is also available – [here].
New IDMC briefing paper entitled, `Iraq : IDPs and their prospects for durable solutions.’ This briefing paper is available for download in PDF format – [here]. The IDMC Iraq country page is also available.
New report from the UK Home Office science website. A new report entitled, `Family Migration: evidence and analysis.’ This can be downloaded in PDF format – [here].