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Exploring a Complementary Protection Regime

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 The Trump administration’s decisions (Blitzer 2018) to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans, Haitians (DHS 2017), Salvadorans (USCIS 2019a), Sudanese (USCIS 2017), and Hondurans (Lind 2018) would leave…
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The tendency in many countries to congregate people with disabilities into institutions creates heightened vulnerabilities that can complicate the task of civilian protection. History is replete with examples, for instance, the slaughter of civilians with…
Naima, a 70-year-old woman with a disability from Aleppo, Syria, with her daughter, Hasne, in front of the shower area in Cherso camp, Thessaloniki, Greece. The showers are not accessible for people who use a wheelchair.
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Human Rights Rollbacks Under UN Security Council Resolution 2178


 A version of this white paper was published in December 2016 in International Community Law Review, Volume 18, special edition, Foreign Fighters and Foreign Terrorist Fighters: An International Law and Human Rights Perspective.
 
 
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 Any discussion about transnational organized crime almost inevitably includes the trade in illicit drugs. A 2011 analysis by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) found that illicit drugs constitute the largest income source…
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Yap suggest that China’s labour camps for drug users present an opportunity to implement universal ‘test and treat’ programmes. They contend that such a step would be consistent with ‘humanitarian’ principles endorsed by The Global Fund and the World Bank…
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Over more than ten years of research in Europe and beyond, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has documented serious violations of children’s rights arising from immigration detention of children.[i] Children may be arbitrarily detained, held in cells with…
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Throughout China and southeast Asia, people who use drugs are compulsorily detained in government centres in the name of “treatment” or “rehabilitation”. These centres are neither prisons nor hospitals: individuals are held without the due process…
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In 2010, Africa experienced two setbacks regarding ensuring justice for victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity: the African Union’s (AU) July summit decision that renewed a call for its members not to cooperate with the International…
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Sixteen-year-old Florence was an orphan doing domestic work when the January 2010 earthquake hit Haiti. She moved with the family she worked for to a displacement camp, where her employer raped her. The rapist threatened to harm her even more if she told…
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Abstract Globally, over 1 million children in conflict with the law are in detention, yet little research, particularly from Africa, has addressed their experiences of incarceration. Between September 2009 and February 2010, 246 prisoners, 30 prison…
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In a Texas panhandle farming community, a mother—whose 11-year-old daughter toils in the cotton fields and cares for her younger brothers—tells her child, “I’m so sorry I stole your childhood from you.” While this mother may feel personally responsible,…