ASIA Jammu and Kashmir crackdown In the Jammu and Kashmir region––a region administered by India, as a state which consists of the larger part of Kashmir and has been the subject of dispute among India, Pakistan, and China since 1947––the methods of enforcing the revocation of the regions special status
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YNTR – December 2020: Bangladeshi government’s crackdown on Rohingya refugees, Germany’s lax restrictions on New Years celebrations, and wide-spread hunger in Venezuela
Out of sight, out of mind …seems to be a popular attitude of states to handle the ugly reality of an ever-worsening international refugee movement. The strategy to keep refugees on islands has moved to the core of the EU asylum system, and has recently hit fertile soil in Bangladesh.
YNTR – November 2020: Mória 2.0, Polio in Africa, and Australian bush fires
Introducing Mória 2.0. After a fire in Europe’s biggest refugee camp left thousands of people homeless, much pressure has been directed towards governments for showing solidarity and accommodating larger numbers of refugees. And although some countries responded, over 8,000 asylum seekers, mostly families, remain on the Greek Island of Lesbos,