Regional Focus: Asia

Blog posts & press:

Afghans struggle to seek safety as borders remain shut to most (UNHCR, Dec. 2021) [text]

"China’s New Land Borders Law is a Nightmare for North Korean Refugees," The Diplomat, 29 Oct. 2-2021 [text]

"No Place for Afghan Refugees in Central Asia," The Diplomat, 29 Nov. 2021 [text]

Pakistan needs a refugee compact to support Afghans (Devex, Nov. 2021) [text via RI]

Reports & journal articles:

Afghans en route to Turkey: Routes, protection risks, and access to assistance, 4Mi snapshot (Mixed Migration Centre, Nov. 2021) [text]

Asian Journal of Law and Society, vol. 8, no. 3 (Oct. 2021) [contents]
- Special issue on Indonesia's "Presidential Regulation No. 125 of 2016 concerning the Treatment of Refugees adopted on 31 December 2016 ('the PR')." The Foreword and Introduction are freely available, and one article is open access.

Beyond Emergency Relief: Averting Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Catastrophe, Asia Report, no. 317 (International Crisis Group, Dec. 2021) [access via ReliefWeb]
- Follow link for report in English, Pashto and Farsi.

Bi-Watan, Bi-Khaaneh: 'Internal' Displacement, Afghan Refugees, and the COVID-19 Pandemic, RID Working Paper, no. 1 (Researching Internal Displacement, Oct. 2021) [text]
- Focuses on Afghans in India.

"Conceptual contours of migration studies in and from Asia," International Migration, vol. 59, no. 6 (Dec. 2021) [open access]

Integrated Health and Rehabilitation Services in Mass Displacement: A model for inclusive healthcare from the Rohingya response in Bangladesh (CBM, Dec. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

Kolkata Declaration on the Need for a Coherent Protection Policy and Justice for Refugees and Migrants of Afghanistan, 2021, 20 Nov. 2021 [text]

Participation and inclusion in the Rohingya refugee response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: 'We never speak first' (ODI, Oct. 2021) [access]
- Follow link for report in English and Bengali. 

Profiles and drivers of Rohingya moving to Malaysia, 4Mi snapshot (Mixed Migration Centre, Nov. 2021) [text]

"The Responsibility in Protecting the Rohingya Refugees in Aceh Province, Indonesia: An International Refugees Law Perspective," IIUM Law Journal, vol. 29, no. S2 (2021) [open access]


The Ongoing Plight of Afghan Refugees, 10 Nov. 2021 [access]

Subcontinental defiance to the global refugee regime: global leadership or regional exceptionalism, 24 Nov. 2021 [access]

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Regional Focus: Asia