Accommodating Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia: From Immigration Detention to Containment in “Alternatives to Detention”

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Type
Journal Article

Author
Antje Missbach

URL
http://ift.tt/2AmhDkj

Rights
Copyright (c) 2017 Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees

Volume
33

Issue
2

Publication
Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees

ISSN
1920-7336

Date
2017/11/03

Accessed
2017-11-08 22:00:57

Library Catalog
refuge.journals.yorku.ca

Language
en

Short Title
Accommodating Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia

Mr Danby, when will you stand up for Jewish values?

Mr Danby, when will you stand up for Jewish values?

70 years ago, the world promised to “never again” turn a blind eye to genocide, crimes against humanities and refugees. Yet today you remain silent while another genocide occurs in our region.

The Rohingya are fleeing horrific violence, dodging landmines in order to flee to safety. People are carrying family members across borders, with no future and no hope to look to.

70 years ago, the world closed their doors to refugees fleeing the Nazi movement. Today, you do the same.

Our people experienced unimaginable suffering in concentration camps. Today, you continue to support Australia’s concentration camps on pacific islands.

Our Torah teaches us to welcome the stranger and the foreigner. Yet, as Australia keeps its doors closed, you stay silent.

You speak up for Jewish values in your defence of Israel, but you are silent when our values are eroded by our Government.

You can’t pick and choose. When you stay silent while refugees flee genocide, you trample the promise of “never again”.

For you, it seems, “never again” means “never again to the Jews”.

As my local MP, you have failed to speak up for my Jewish values.

Asher Hirsch

What Can Hannah Arendt Teach Us About Today’s Refugee Crisis?

Originally published on Border Criminologies.

By Asher Hirsch and Nathan Bell.

While the current global refugee crisis is shocking in its dimensions, sadly it is not a new phenomenon.  Writing after the Second World War, the existence of a significant population of refugees and stateless people prompted the political theorist Hannah Arendt to reflect upon their rights.

Continue reading “What Can Hannah Arendt Teach Us About Today’s Refugee Crisis?”

The myth of transit: the making of a life by asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia

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Journal Article

Author
Robyn C. Sampson

Author
Sandra M. Gifford

Author
Savitri Taylor

URL
http://ift.tt/2ycBR1L

Volume
42

Issue
7

Pages
1135-1152

Publication
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

ISSN
1369-183X

Date
May 27, 2016

DOI
10.1080/1369183X.2015.1130611

Accessed
2017-10-09 03:44:57

Library Catalog
Taylor and Francis+NEJM

Abstract
An increasing number of migrants are living in a state of indefinite ‘transit’. In this paper, we report on interviews conducted in 2009 with 59 refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia and describe how these individuals make a life despite their circumstances. While all participants were deeply affected by their position of uncertainty and insecurity, most sought to transcend these conditions and pursue significant life projects such as getting married, having children, becoming part of the local community, and working towards a better future. The current conceptualisation of transit as life in limbo does not wholly account for such permanent, life-changing experiences. We analyse the reasons why the use of the term ‘transit’ persists in international policy settings despite its incongruities, arguing that its ongoing political valence overrides its conceptual flaws.

Short Title
The myth of transit

The Italian Job: Playing the Complicity Game in Libya

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Journal Article

Author
Paolo Biondi

URL
http://ift.tt/2xVoW5c

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2017-09-24 05:00:15

Library Catalog
http://www.academia.edu

Abstract
This brief legal note argues and demonstrates how the Italy-Libya engagement in 2017 to stem the migrant flows to the EU falls in a grey zone between the legal and the illegal. By explaining the different approaches that have been adopted by the two

Short Title
The Italian Job