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Anyone who thinks refugee camps are a good idea has never lived in one: The importance of recognising refugees’ right to freedom of movement

TweetFreedom of movement is a critically important refugee right, and nearly all others are contingent upon it. Without freedom of movement, rights to employment, education, legal access, identity papers, travel documents, naturalisation, and many other fundamental entitlements are severely curtailed, … Continue reading

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UNHCR’s new policy on alternatives to camps: a major breakthrough in refugee protection?

TweetThis blog first appeared in the Guardian development blog on 5 October 2014 (see article here) It is rare to witness a paradigm shift in refugee protection. But such a shift has just happened with the release of UNHCR’s new … Continue reading

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