IRRI Newsletter: In Case You Missed It (Jan- July 2017)

Published: 30 Jul 2017

The first six months of this year has continued at a pace for IRRI. Not only have the areas we work in continue to be challenging but we have worked hard to ensure the voices of the displaced and conflict affected communities are not only heard but heeded at the international level. In addition, our…

Read the press coverage of IRRI’s report “I was left with nothing”

Published: 28 Jul 2017

Read the press coverage of the report: Lucy Hovil, “Israel: Refugees not Welcome,” 21 September 2015 The Guardian article Al Jazeera, “Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany,” 3 March 2017 Rebélion article Radio France International Interview Al Jazeera, “A refugee’s gruelling odyssey – from Eritrea to Germany,” 5 October 2015 Al Jazeera, “Do…

Aligning Refugee Policies with Refugee Realities: A Rights in Exile policy paper

Published: 17 Jul 2017

This paper draws on six years of field research in the Great Lakes region, incorporating nine units of field research.  Each study focused on the links between citizenship and forced displacement in the Great Lakes region and examined both the differences and the interaction between local and national understandings of belonging.

Sudan: Human rights defenders detained, face death penalty

Published: 7 Jul 2017

Authorities should release all in arbitrary detention, drop charges Sudanese authorities have been unjustly holding Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz  Idris, and Mobarak Adam Abdalla, three human rights defenders, and have charged them with ‘crimes against the state which carry the death penalty, 26 human rights groups said today. Dr. Mudawi Ibahim Adam and Hafiz…