September 03, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Africa, Israel, Syria, Asia, Middle East, Protection & Security
Restrictive measures imposed by governments have obliged asylum seekers to make increasingly circuitous and dangerous journeys, often by paying for the services of unscrupulous human smugglers.
August 29, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Myanmar, Thailand, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
The junta’s recent policy shift may be affecting Burmese refugees living along the border, who have received mixed signals regarding their repatriation.
August 27, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
South Sudan is now a failed state, because the fighting has claimed the lives of so many. The national security forces are out of control, killing people in the name of protection.
August 25, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Africa, Somalia, Middle East, Protection & Security
While there has been little international attention or condemnation of these deportations, the returning individuals and their countries of origin are suffering because of them.
August 21, 2014 | Dawn Calabia | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
This year Afghans surprised the world when seven million of them participated in a generally peaceful presidential election, despite threats by armed groups including the Taliban and Al Qaeda.