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Refugia: the limits and possibilities of Buzi’s Refugee Nation

By Robin Cohen, emeritus professor of development studies and former director of the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford

Jason Buzi, an Israeli-born entrepreneur living in the USA, has proposed that a ‘Refugee Nation’ should be created to solve the world’s refugee problem. 1,228 more words

Asylum

Refugia: the limits and possibilities of Buzi’s Refugee Nation

This is a guest blog by Robin Cohen, emeritus professor of development studies and former director of the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford. 1,250 more words

Migration And Mobility

We shall overcome...? We SHALL Live in Peace!

A dad hears his 2,5-year-old daughter in the morning calling for him. „Dad, come.“ „What’s the matter?“ he asks. „You have to come, Da’ash (ISIS) killed my friend.“ „Where?“ The daughter leads him through the UNHCR camp to the building of the IRC (Red Cross) and points to one of the walls that has just been painted red.

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Kurdistan

Internationale Solidarität stößt an ihre Grenzen

Ob bei der Frage der Rettung Griechenlands oder der Aufnahme tausender syrischer Flüchtlinge – immer deutlicher zeigt sich, dass die “Solidarität der Wertegemeinschaft”, von der Brüsseler Technokraten und verklärende paneuropäische Intellektuelle jahrzehntelang geträumt haben, an ihre Grenzen stößt. 411 more words

On World Politics

IDP's and life in a UN Refugee Camp

UNHCR has been doing alot to better the lives of refugees in Africa more importantly with the surge in internally displace persons in the horn of Africa, the lake Chad basin and in the great lakes region. 152 more words

Nigeria

New barriers in Europe keep people out rather than in

By Colin McIntyre

A quarter century after the fall of the “Iron Curtain” and the Berlin Wall separating Communist East Europe from the West, new barriers are going up across the continent. 652 more words

Eyewitness

Syrian Asylum Applications in Europe since 2011

From April 2011 to June 2015,  more than 300,000 Syrians have applied for asylum in European countries. Slightly less than half of these applications ( 38 more words