22/01/2020

The liberation of Behrouz Boochani: A heart-seeking refuge – Regina Catrambone

This opinion by Regina Catrambone (co-founder of MOAS) was published Friday 29 November in the Times of Malta. ForumAsile received permission by the author to repost it.    Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish-Iranian writer, poet, journalist and human rights activist wanted by the Shiite theocratic government of Iran who, after increasingly frequent intimidation and several arrests of journalists, in 2013 felt compelled to flee for Australia via Indonesia in the hopes of obtaining status as a political refugee. What was in store for him, however, was a very different fate: upon reaching his destination, he was arrested and confined to …

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L’externalisation et l’érosion de la protection des réfugiés: l’avis d’un expert

« Externalization and the erosion of refugee protection » est un billet de Dr. Jeff Crisp qui vient d’être publié sur le blog The Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation Policies (CONREP), un réseau international d’experts de six universités en Australie et en Europe. Ce billet révèle quels Etats pratiquent l’externalisation des politiques en matière de réfugiés, comment et pourquoi elle est pratiquée et qu’elles sont les conséquences de cette tendance généralisée. Le fil tweeter de Jeff Crisp est animé. Il arrive que ses tweets bousculent les agences de l’ONU comme le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies pour les réfugiés (UNHCR) ou l’Organisation internationales …

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