Cynthia Orchard and Dawn Chatty

Cynthia Orchard is a US-qualified attorney currently working as a consultant researcher and editor with BADIL (the Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights). She has engaged in legal advocacy for refugees in the UK and US and recently completed a Masters degree in international human rights law at the University of Oxford. She is the co-author, with Andrew Miller, of ‘Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria’ (Policy Briefing 10, September 2014, supervised by Professor Dawn Chatty of the Refugee Studies Centre, in collaboration with Professor Susan Akram of Boston University) available at http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/files/publications/policy-briefing-series/pb10-protection-europe-refugees-syria-2014.pdf, which is a companion to the report by Susan Akram and others, ‘Protecting Syrian Refugees: Laws, Policies, and Global Responsibility-Sharing,’ available at http://www.bu.edu/law/central/jd/programs/clinics/international-human-rights/documents/FINALFullReport.pdf. Some of the ideas in this article are based on that report.|Cynthia Orchard is a US-qualified attorney currently working as a consultant researcher and editor with BADIL (the Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights). She has engaged in legal advocacy for refugees in the UK and US and recently completed a Masters degree in international human rights law at the University of Oxford. She is the co-author, with Andrew Miller, of ‘Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria’ (Policy Briefing 10, September 2014, supervised by Professor Dawn Chatty of the Refugee Studies Centre, in collaboration with Professor Susan Akram of Boston University) available at http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/files/publications/policy-briefing-series/pb10-protection-europe-refugees-syria-2014.pdf, which is a companion to the report by Susan Akram and others, ‘Protecting Syrian Refugees: Laws, Policies, and Global Responsibility-Sharing,’ available at http://www.bu.edu/law/central/jd/programs/clinics/international-human-rights/documents/FINALFullReport.pdf. Some of the ideas in this article are based on that report.|Cynthia Orchard is a US-qualified attorney currently working as a consultant researcher and editor with BADIL (the Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights). She has engaged in legal advocacy for refugees in the UK and US and recently completed a Masters degree in international human rights law at the University of Oxford. She is the co-author, with Andrew Miller, of ‘Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria’ (Policy Briefing 10, September 2014, supervised by Professor Dawn Chatty of the Refugee Studies Centre, in collaboration with Professor Susan Akram of Boston University) available at http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/files/publications/policy-briefing-series/pb10-protection-europe-refugees-syria-2014.pdf, which is a companion to the report by Susan Akram and others, ‘Protecting Syrian Refugees: Laws, Policies, and Global Responsibility-Sharing,’ available at http://www.bu.edu/law/central/jd/programs/clinics/international-human-rights/documents/FINALFullReport.pdf. Some of the ideas in this article are based on that report.

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High Time for Europe to Offer Temporary Protection to Refugees from Syria?

High Time for Europe to Offer Temporary Protection to Refugees from Syria?

Approximately 3 million people have fled Syria due to the armed conflict. About 96% of the refugees remain in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt. By July 2014, the number of Syrian asylum applicants in Europe reached 123,600, ...