By Caitlin Hoyland, GLOBUS correspondant In June of this year, the UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, proposed the Nationality and Borders Bill. This bill aims in part to implement new legislature as part of Patel’s ambition to create a ‘fair, humane, compassionate, and outward-looking Home Office’. Yet the UK Government isn’t planning on investigating the... Continue Reading →
Ioane Teitiota: opening the floodgates to climate change refugee recognition
By Alexandros Kassapis, GLOBUS Correspondent When Ioane Teitiota, a Kiribati national living in the South Tarawa Island since the 1970s, sought to claim asylum in New Zealand on the grounds of being a climate change refugee in 2014, the legal lacuna governing displacement due to climate change related events was painfully exposed. A refugee status... Continue Reading →
The Moria Refugee Camp: what does it tell us about GreeK refugee policy?
By Silia Tsigka, GLOBUS Correspondent The Covid-19 pandemic, the BLM protests, the enhanced crisis in Yemen, the oil spill in Mauritius, the alarming melting of the Greenland ice sheet, and many more incidents are only some examples of humanitarian and natural crises that have made 2020 possibly one of the most unfortunate years in recent... Continue Reading →