Immigration and Asylum

The Global Compact on Refugees: A Step Towards Mending a Broken System

The Global Compact on Refugees: A Step Towards Mending a Broken System

In September 2016, the General Assembly convened the first-ever high level summit on refugees and migrants. Heads ...
Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence

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

In EA & Ors (Article 3 medical cases – Paposhvili not applicable) [2017] UKUT 00445, the Upper Tribunal ...
Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

The case of R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills [2015 UKSC 57] was heard in the UK ...
North African States Struggle to Protect the Human Rights of Irregular Migrants in their Territory

North African States Struggle to Protect the Human Rights of Irregular Migrants in their Territory

North African states like Libya, Egypt and Algeria continue to struggle to meet their human rights obligations to ...
Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland, Part II – Applying the Human Rights-Based Model

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland, Part II – Applying the Human Rights-Based Model

The first part of this post emphasised the importance of supporting public sector bodies in developing human ...
Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

The issue of migrant integration has become a key policy area for many European countries, as well as the European ...
Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Following UN Security Council Resolution 2379 establishing the Investigative Team in Iraq,  the painful and arduous
QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

On 25 September 2017, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled that partners in overseas same-sex marriages and civil ...
Searching for Solidarity through Intra-EU Relocation: Slovak Republic & Hungary v. Council of the European Union

Searching for Solidarity through Intra-EU Relocation: Slovak Republic & Hungary v. Council of the European Union

The Grand Chamber judgment on 6 September 2017 (Joined Cases of C-643/15 and C-647/15) was eagerly anticipated by ...
Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

The Indian Government recently issued a direction to identify and deport around 40,000 Rohingya refugees in India, ...
The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Indian Government recently revealed its decision to deport the 40,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country, ...
An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

In the opening statement made in the Human Rights Council’s 36th session on 11th September 2017, the United Nations

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