IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – September 2018

Published: 3 Sep 2018

Issue 95, September 2018

ISSN 2049-2650

Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Nejla Sammakia, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, and Taylor Brooks.

Chief Editor: Themba Lewis

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In this issue:


External tributes to Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, OBE

Statement: APRRN Pays Tribute to Refugee Rights Champion Barbara Harrell-Bond

Statement by CMRS on the Passing of Professor Barbara Harrell-Bond

Letter to the Editors: Passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond


Saving newborn Rohingya from a legal abyss

Building Fortress Europe

The Italian policy of closing ports to migrant rescue vessels


News on Countries of Origin

News on Countries of Asylum

Detention and Deportation News


Interview with Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Member of the European Parliament

Short Pieces

Highlight: Cessation Clause applied to Chin refugees

A South American migration crisis: Venezuelan outflows test neighbors’ hospitality

UNHCR urges Australia to end separation of refugee families

Managing migration: Commission expands on disembarkation and controlled centre concepts

Spain: Government must continue implementing EU refugee relocation scheme, rules Supreme Court

An update on recent events in relation to Western Sahara

IACHR grants precautionary measure to protect separated migrant children in the United States

Tanzania: Statement on the pressure and threats to expel Burundi refugees

Responsibility drifting in the sea – Search and rescue operations and the Dublin Regulation

USA: Matter of A-B- being misapplied by EOIR, DHS

Refugees International Calls on President Trump to End Human Rights Abuses against Vulnerable Asylum Seekers at the U.S. Southern Border

Opinion and Editorial

Selected opinion and editorial pieces

“We can’t go home” – What does peace mean for Eritrea’s refugees?



Conferences, courses, and workshops

Calls for papers

Grants and awards





Programmes: Rights in Exile
Regions: Great Lakes Region, North and Horn of Africa, Western Africa, Other
Type: Refugee Rights News