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Displacement and Statelessness

This essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, explores the rarely recognized relationship between displacement and statelessness. By Professor Elizabeth Ferris. (06/28/2016)

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Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis

In this essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, an analysis of Eritrea's precarious situation in the current migration crisis. By Dr. Daniel R. Mekonnen. (06/01/2016)

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Migrant Issues in Australia: IA Forum Interview with Dr. Claudia Tazreiter

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Claudia Tazreiter, discusses migrant and refugee issues facing Australia. (05/12/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Victoria Redclift

Dr. Victoria Redclift discusses statelessness and transnational political space.  (04/20/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Heracles Moskoff, Greek National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Heracles Moskoff, Greek National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings, discusses Greece's efforts against human trafficking as well as issues surrounding the current mixed migrant crisis. (07/12/2016)&

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IA Forum Interview: Hans ten Feld (UNHCR, Germany)

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Hans ten Feld (UNHCR) discusses issues surrounding the current mixed migrant crisis. (04/05/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. James B. Hathaway discusses migration and international law

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Professor James B. Hathaway discusses the current migrant crisis and international law. Interview by Katherine Lugo. (03/22/2016) 

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Migration and Statelessness: New Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The new issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. It focuses on Migration and Statelessness, with interviews and essays from a myriad of contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners.  

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. Dawn Chatty - Migration and the Middle East

In an exerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum,, Professor Dawn Chatty discusses the migration in the Middle 

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Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Essay provides history and analysis of lethal injection. Is it on the decline? By Brian Evans. (08/26/2015)

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Interview: Said Yousif AlMuhafdah, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights,

Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain Centre for Human Rights) discusses capital punishment issues in Bahrain,(08/20/2015)

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International Anti-Death Penalty Advocacy and China’s Recent Capital Punishment Reform

Examines the impact of the EU-led campaign against the death penalty in China by exploring China’s reform on the death penalty. Dr. Michelle Miao. (08/11/2015)

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Response Comment: Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Comments in response to piece in International Affairs Forum issue, Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection .  By Dudley Sharp. (08/26/2015)

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Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier

Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier discusses racial discrimation in sentencing capital punishment cases. (08/04/2015)

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President Mohammadu Buhari and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Nigeria: No Promises Yet

Article provides historial context for supporting the call by the Nigerian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies that the death penalty be abolished in Nigeria.  By Benson Chinedu Olugbuo. (07/30/2015)

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The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma

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Swords and Ploughshares: Sustainable Security in Afghanistan Requires Sweeping U.S. Policy Overhaul

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The Economic Drivers of Human Trafficking: Micro-Evidence from Five Eastern European Countries

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EDITORIALS
Will Migration Finally Push Europe to the Right?

Buoyed by the migrant crisis, Europe’s populist and far-right movements are experiencing a Renaissance. By Lisdey Espinoza Pedraza and Markus Heinrich. (05/26/2016)

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Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Fallacy of Composition

Europe must take a hard look at its ill-proportioned burden sharing of migrants, which has strained all parties. By David Thornton. (03/04/2016)

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The issue of IDPs from Kashmir

The religious minority of the Pandits of Kashmir is living in exile since 1990. A look at the core issues faced by these Internally Displaced Persons.  By Kashi Pandit. (10/21/2015)

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Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute

Author discusses the plight of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia facing human rights abuses. By Henok G. Gabisa. (11/17/2013)

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Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
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The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?

Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03/10/2011)
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Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled

Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011)
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Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?

Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009)
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Last Ditch in Zimbabwe

Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008)
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Humanitarian Space in Iraq?

Argues for increased international action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 03/11/2007)
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The Case That Was

Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/2006)
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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy

Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11/30/2005)
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