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Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation

This Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation emerged from discussions at the European Society for International Law Conference in Oslo last week. The letter calles upon the EU and European states to, amongst others: meet their obligations of … Continue reading

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Commentary on priorities EU migration agenda

The Centre for European Policy Studies has issued a commentary on the priorities for the new European agenda on migration. The authors of the commentary argue that the EU shold focus on two sets of thematic priorities: first, to develop rule … Continue reading

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Publication: the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision on detention of asylum seekers

Second Strike and You are (Finally) out? The Quashing of the Prevention of Infiltration Law (Amendment No. 4) by Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler (this article has been cross-posted on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog) Introduction On 22 September 2014, the Israeli … Continue reading

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Report: on Israel’s treatment of Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers

Human Rights Watch has today published a 83 page report on the treatment by Israel of the Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers within its border. The title of the report, “Make Their Lives Miserable”, and the subtitle “Israel’s coercion of … Continue reading

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New publications on immigration, asylum and refugee law

Three new titles have been published recently in the area of immigration, asylum and refugee law. EU Asylum Procedures and the Right to an Effective Remedy by Marcelle Reneman This book examines the meaning of the EU right to an … Continue reading

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UNHCR position paper: call for suspension of Dublin transfers to Bulgaria

On 3 January 2014, UNHCR issued a position paper in which it calls on States participating in the Dublin Regulation to temporarily suspend transfers of asylum-seekers back to Bulgaria. UNHCR has concluded that, despite progress in recent years, and improved reception conditions over … Continue reading

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