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Mar 09, 2020
Refugee policies in Brazil, Uganda, Turkey offer lessons for India, but realities of influx, political contexts cannot be ignoredIn the first part of this series, we analysed refugee policy in three countries that, like India, have also not signed the RC51 (and its1967 Protocol) – Bangladesh, Lebanon, and Jordan. In this part, we will explore the refugee policy regimes of key countries in the Global South that have – Brazil, Turkey, and Uganda.
Feb 18, 2020
Opening up India's borders for refugees isn't a zero sum game, nation can learn from Bangladesh, Jordan, LebanonOver the years, despite no national framework, India has followed a relatively generous, though ad-hoc, approach to incoming refugees. Considering this strong historical record, the recent Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) building on the 2015 amendments to the Foreigner Act Rules, appears particularly arbitrary.
Sep 07, 2018
Facebook removes Burmese translation feature after report on tool's misuseA news article showed that the translation feature from Burmese to English was flawed.
Jun 12, 2018
US-backed broadcaster pulls content from Myanmar TV station after govt bans word 'Rohingya' on its showsUS-backed Radio Free Asia (RFA) has pulled broadcasts from a television channel in Myanmar after the government tried to ban the word "Rohingya" on its shows.