Refugee policies in Brazil, Uganda, Turkey offer lessons for India, but realities of influx, political contexts cannot be ignored
In 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.
Opening up India's borders for refugees isn't a zero sum game, nation can learn from Bangladesh, Jordan, Lebanon
Over 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.
Germany's second-biggest party said its members have in their high-stakes referendum approved a plan to join Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, clearing the last hurdle in the way of the veteran leader's fourth term
Union minister VK Singh on Wednesday said the government will follow its policy for refugees to tackle the Rohingya issue
US President Barack Obama hailed Chancellor Angela Merkel on a visit to Germany as being on the "right side of history"
Fully determined: Despite loss in regional elections, Angela Merkel refuses to back down on refugee policy
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood firm today on her liberal refugee policy, despite a drubbing in regional elections