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Rights in Exile Newsletter – March 2019 Issue

Published: 4 Mar 2019

Issue 100, March 2019 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Nejla Sammakia, Kavita Kapur, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, Taylor Brooks, Olivia Bueno, Sirak Akalu Iyassu and Lucia Slot. Chief Editor: Fiona McKinnon Web links are in blue. In this issue: Articles Rights in Exile: Documenting a movement Security and Immigration decree produces…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – November 2018

Published: 9 Nov 2018

Issue 96, November 2018 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Fiona McKinnon, Catherine Tyson, Nejla Sammakia, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, and Taylor Brooks. Chief Editor: Olivia Bueno Web links are in blue. In this issue: Articles APRRN statement: Suspend policy to end refugee status of Chin refugees from Myanmar…

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 Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: SPECIAL TRIBUTE: DR BARBARA HARRELL-BOND, OBE External tributes to Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, OBE Statement:…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – July 2018

Published: 2 Jul 2018

Issue 94, July 2018 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, and Taylor Brooks. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: Articles The Guardian publishes the full UNITED List of 34,361 refugee deaths…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – June 2018

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Issue 93, June 2018 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, and Taylor Brooks. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: News News on Countries of Origin News on Countries of Asylum Detention…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – May 2018

Published: 1 May 2018

Issue 92, May 2018 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Susan Fratzke, Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, and Taylor Brooks. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: Articles Circumventing non-refoulement or fighting “illegal migration”? News News on…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – April 2018

Published: 1 Apr 2018

Issue 91, April 2018 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Fiona McKinnon, Mandy Jam, Susan Fratzke, Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Iana Messetchkova, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, and Christian Jorgensen. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: News News on Countries of Origin News on Countries of Asylum Detention…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – March 2018

Published: 9 Mar 2018

Issue 90 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Fiona McKinnon, Mandy Jam, Susan Fratzke, Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Iana Messetchkova, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, and Christian Jorgensen. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: Articles Thoughts on the Deportation of De-Facto Citizens Prison or deportation: The impossible choice…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – December 2017

Published: 1 Dec 2017

ISSUE 87 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Fiona McKinnon, Mandy Jam, Susan Fratzke, Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Iana Messetchkova, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe, and Christian Jorgensen. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– In this issue: Articles Why some E.U. States want hotspots in the Sahel News News on Countries…

IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter

Published: 2 Nov 2017

Issue 86, November 2017 ISSN 2049-2650 Editorial Team: Lily Parrott, Fiona McKinnon, Mandy Jam, Susan Fratzke, Catherine Tyson, Natsumi Paxton, Nejla Sammakia, Iana Messetchkova, Mohamed ElSayeh, Kavita Kapur, Joshua Lowe. Chief Editor: Themba Lewis Web links are in blue. ___________ In this issue: Articles Hassouna, the K2 case, and citizenship removal The double edged sword of…

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…

IRRI Newsletter: In Case You Missed It (Jul-Dec 2016)

Published: 30 Dec 2016

The eagle-eyed amongst you will notice that this “quarterly” newsletter in fact covers six month of our activities so our apologies for it being a little longer than usual. In this update you can find information on our activities re protecting rights in exile, the causes and resolution ton conflict including our work on Gambia, Burundi, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC, citizenship rights…

IRRI Newsletter: In Case You Missed It (April – June 2016)

Published: 30 Jun 2016

We hope you enjoy this update on our activities between April and June 2016 and want to thank you for your continued interest and support of IRRI. We continue to expand our sphere of influence with our twitter following increasing by almost 15% in the last three months alone and if you are not following…

IRRI Newsletter: In Case You Missed It (January–March 2016)

Published: 1 Jan 2016

We hope you enjoy this update on our activities from January to March. Thank you for your continued interest and support of IRRI. We are extremely grateful and if you would like to make a donation to help us to continue our vital work, please click here. In this newsletter you will find updates on…

In Case You Missed It (July–December 2015)

Published: 1 Dec 2015

Welcome to IRRI’s first quarterly newsletter (although as this is the first we have covered July to December 2016). We all live in busy times, and receive numerous emails with useful and important information that we just must read, but then somehow, we don’t always get round to it. With this in mind, we’ve decided…

The State of Freedom of Movement for Refugees in Tanzania: An Overview

Published: 1 Sep 2015

Freedom of movement is not only an internationally recognised right of refugees, it is also critical to their day-to-day lives and to their ability to enjoy other human rights. In October 2014, IRRI launched a campaign to promote the enjoyment by refugees of this fundamental human right. As part of that effort, IRRI is beginning…

Chadian Judgment against Habré: What Implications for the Search for Justice?

Published: 1 Oct 2008

Volume 4, Issue 6 On 15 August, the International Herald Tribune reported that former Chadian dictator Hissene Habré had been sentenced to death alongside dozens of others accused of engagement with the eastern rebellion in the country. The verdict against Habré was based, according to Chadian Minister of Justice Jean Bawoyeu Alingue, on his “financial,…

ICC Decides to Release Lubanga; Prosecution Appeals

Published: 1 Jul 2008

Refugee Rights News Volume 4, Issue 5 July 2008 On July 2, 2008, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Trial Chamber ruled that Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a Congolese warlord and the first person ever to be arrested on ICC charges, should be released from detention. The ruling from the Hague is the most recent in a…

Arrest of Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui Marks a Milestone in the Fight against Impunity in the Congo

Published: 1 Apr 2008

Refugee Rights News Volume 4, Issue 2 April 2008 On February 6, 2008, Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui became the third war crimes suspect to be transferred to the International Criminal Court in the Hague. His transfer marks another milestone in ongoing efforts to address the impunity which facilitated widespread atrocities that occurred during the war in…