Migrants and Citizens

Back to the Future

Although the headlines from the “Palestine Papers” may have focused on Palestinian leaders’ willingness to trade away refugees’ “right to return” – a right acknowledged by the UN General Assembly sixty years ago, but never acknowledged by the… Read More

Sudan, Secession and Dual Citizenship

This week, Southern Sudanese voters have cast their ballots in the long-awaited referendum which will confirm the independence of South Sudan.  So far, the process has been greeted with cautious optimism.  Despite widespread pessimism just a few months… Read More

Another day, another drowning

An article in The Guardian catches my attention: `43 African migrants drown in heavy seas off Yemen coast’. Somalis and Ethiopians looking for a way out of persecution and poverty. So familiar an event it’s hardly a news… Read More