By Geoff Moore The “Jungle” camp of Calais, in northern France, was thrust back into the headlines late last month when French President Francois Hollande declared the camp would soon be completely dismantled. This comes about seven months after the … Continue reading Morality and Reality in the Jungle
By Katerina Karakatsanis Updated information from December 2016 is towards the end of this post. Thursday morning the world woke up to a video of a confused 5-year-old Syrian boy, Omran Daqneesh, being pulled out of rubble in the aftermath … Continue reading The FAQs of what’s going on in Aleppo
by Larissa Schober On 2 June this year, the German parliament voted for a resolution that declared the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as a genocide. Without hesitation, the Turkish response was to withdraw its ambassador from Germany. … Continue reading Why’s genocide so political?
By Geoff Moore On Saturday January 16th I visited the refugee camp in Calais, France known as the ‘Jungle.’ I was among a group of British volunteers who travel to Calais to help clean up the camp. The majority of … Continue reading AKA “The Jungle.” A day in Calais.
By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson When most people hear the word ‘Mauritania’, they probably wonder: ‘where is that?’ Some may, perhaps, think of slavery. The country’s deep-rooted problems with slavery have caught the eyes of the outside world in recent years. … Continue reading Mauritania: No Country for Old Refugees
by Katerina Karakatsanis The recent airstrikes debate in the British Commons involved historical examples ranging from Iraq to Srebrenica. The example of Kosovo as a ‘blue-print’ has been raised by many different governments including the United States.[i] This piece … Continue reading The Kosovo Airstrikes Precedent: A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’?
By Geoff Moore The United States has been slower than Europe to start seriously debating the refugee and migrant crisis. This is not entirely surprising since Europe is far easier to get to for Syrians and others fleeing their home … Continue reading Republicans and the Politicization of Refugees