Immigration and Asylum

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 ...
The Impact of COVID-19 on World’s Refugees

The Impact of COVID-19 on World’s Refugees

While official responses to the novel COVID-19 have focused on domestic impacts of the virus, we cannot overlook ...
The Human Right to Belong: Indigenous rights and sovereignty in Australia

The Human Right to Belong: Indigenous rights and sovereignty in Australia

In 2019, the Minister of Immigration tried to deport two Aboriginal men from Australia. One was born in Papua New ...
High Court of Australia delivers landmark ruling that Indigenous Australians cannot be deported

High Court of Australia delivers landmark ruling that Indigenous Australians cannot be deported

On 11 February 2020, the High Court of Australia (HCA) delivered a landmark judgment in which it ruled that ...
Teitiota v New Zealand: A Step Forward in the Protection of Climate Refugees under International Human Rights Law?

Teitiota v New Zealand: A Step Forward in the Protection of Climate Refugees under International Human Rights Law?

On 7 January 2020, the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) issued a landmark ruling in which it recognised, for the ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...

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