Immigration and Asylum

Deporting Rohingya Refugees: Indian Supreme Court Violates Principle of Non-refoulement

Deporting Rohingya Refugees: Indian Supreme Court Violates Principle of Non-refoulement

On 4 October 2018, a three judge bench of the Supreme Court of India refused to stay the deportation of seven ...
Rohingyan Repatriation and the Principle of Non-Refoulment

Rohingyan Repatriation and the Principle of Non-Refoulment

Myanmar and Bangladesh recently concluded a controversial deal in order to repatriate the first batch of the ...
The Forgotten Asylum Seekers of Calais and Dunkirk

The Forgotten Asylum Seekers of Calais and Dunkirk

Since the closure of the ‘Jungle’ in October 2016, the asylum seekers and refugees that remain in Calais, Dunkirk ...
Trump, “Zero Tolerance,” and the Separation of Families

Trump, “Zero Tolerance,” and the Separation of Families

On June 20, in the wake of public outcry, President Donald Trump issued an executive order intended to end the ...
Why There is No Right of Return

Why There is No Right of Return

Previously, on this blog, Ms. Loureen Sayej wrote an interesting article entitled Palestinian Refugees and the ...
Adrian Coman v. Romania: A Small Victory with Wasted Potential

Adrian Coman v. Romania: A Small Victory with Wasted Potential

On 5 June 2018, the CJEU released its much-anticipated judgment on Adrian Coman and Others v. Romania. This ...
Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return in International Law

Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return in International Law

On this 70th commemoration of the Nakba (catastrophe), Palestinian refugees and their descendants still constitute ...
Valuing Dignity of the Windrush Generation

Valuing Dignity of the Windrush Generation

In listening to the experiences of the Windrush generation and their treatment by the UK Home Office, what stands ...
Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

During the recently concluded 48th Ordinary Session, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights delivered a ...
Moving towards the recognition and protection of climate change refugees under international human rights law

Moving towards the recognition and protection of climate change refugees under international human rights law

The recent hurricanes that hit the coast of the Caribbean have renewed the fears of a global climate refugee ...
Australia’s Legal Responsibility for the Refugees and Asylum Seekers it has left Languishing in Offshore Detention

Australia’s Legal Responsibility for the Refugees and Asylum Seekers it has left Languishing in Offshore Detention

With Australia’s recent election to the UN Human Rights Council, it is important that the international community ...
Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence (update)

Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence (update)

Following my earlier blog post on the case of EA, the CA last week handed down its judgment in AM (Zimbabwe) v ...

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