Immigration and Asylum

Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

The Citizenship Amendment Act breaches the right to equality and assaults the secular character of Indian ...
A Review of the Credibility Assessment in Hong Kong’s Torture Claim Regime

A Review of the Credibility Assessment in Hong Kong’s Torture Claim Regime

Since 2014, Hong Kong has conducted its asylum process through the Unified Screening Mechanism.  The process ...
Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

On 22 October 2020, the UK Government’s Home Office Department published a Statement of Changes (‘SoC’) to update ...
Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

In 2012, the Board of Secondary Education in Karachi (BSEK), made it mandatory for ninth grade students to possess ...
Unaccompanied migrant minors and ‘protective custody’ practices in Greece: light at the end of the tunnel?

Unaccompanied migrant minors and ‘protective custody’ practices in Greece: light at the end of the tunnel?

The high number of unaccompanied migrant minors detained in ‘protective custody’ in police station cells and ...
Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

On September 14, 2020, Project South and whistleblower Dawn Pooten filed a complaint with the US Department of ...
Brutality and false imprisonment – welcome to the UK!

Brutality and false imprisonment – welcome to the UK!

On 8 June, BBC One aired a gripping drama based on the real life story of Anthony Bryan, one of the Windrush ...
Request for UN Inquiry into Italy’s role in the Torture of Migrants and Refugees Pulled-Back to Libya

Request for UN Inquiry into Italy’s role in the Torture of Migrants and Refugees Pulled-Back to Libya

Human rights violations of migrants and refugees intercepted in the Central Mediterranean, and detained in Libya, ...
Problems with prevailing defences for the repurposing of apartheid-legacy laws to discriminate against non-citizens

Problems with prevailing defences for the repurposing of apartheid-legacy laws to discriminate against non-citizens

In 1964, the apartheid regime in South Africa introduced a new requirement for non-citizens seeking entry into the ...
COVID-19 and the Curious Case of Continued Detention of ‘Foreigners’ in India

COVID-19 and the Curious Case of Continued Detention of ‘Foreigners’ in India

On 13 April 2020, the Supreme Court of India ordered that ‘foreigners’ who had been detained for at least two ...
The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

"The question really, for me, is not so much one of the degree of deference that courts should grant the State, ...
U.S. Department of Justice Creates Office to Denaturalize Immigrants

U.S. Department of Justice Creates Office to Denaturalize Immigrants

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last month that it had created a standalone denaturalization ...

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