By Alice Lucas @RefugeeData Alice is the Senior Programme Officer at the Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP), which is dedicated to documenting human rights violations against refugees and displaced people.  The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Europe has received sporadic attention by the press and is characterised by… Read more »

By Dr. Omar Khan @omaromalleykhan New research reveals how government policy and rhetoric stereotypes and divides poor communities, making life much harder for migrants and asylum-seekers, explains Dr. Omar Khan, director of Runnymede, the UK’s leading independent think tank on race relations and inequality.  “After years… Read more »

Women for Refugee Women has spent over three years researching the condition of asylum-seeking women in the UK and listening to their experiences. Earlier this month they released their annual report: The Way Ahead: an asylum system without detention. For International Women’s Day, we’ve summarised… Read more »

A guest blog post by Emily Bowerman, Programmes Manager at Refugee Support Network. Image: Emily Bowerman (RSN) “Everything has been difficult since I have arrived in Afghanistan. The overall security, my own problem and enmity. It is mostly hard because I have lived these many… Read more »

“totally lacking credibility … an undergraduate would be failed for this sort of thing.” An independent inspector’s report has criticised the use of country information by the UK Home Office in asylum applications. The comments were made in a damning review of the current country… Read more »

A guest blog post by Melanie Griffiths. Melanie Griffiths is a DPhil candidate at Oxford University, with affiliation to the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, and the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society. Her research is on the asylum system in the UK, with… Read more »

The NCADC blog is pleased to welcome three guest posts from Molly Haglund, who has just completed a Masters Degree in Human Rights Practice at the Universities of Roehampton, Gothenburg and Tromsø.  They are edited excerpts from her thesis entitled Punished for Persecution: An Analysis of… Read more »

The NCADC blog is pleased to welcome three guest posts from Molly Haglund, who has just completed a Masters Degree in Human Rights Practice at the Universities of Roehampton, Gothenburg and Tromsø.  They are edited excerpts from her thesis entitled Punished for Persecution: An Analysis of… Read more »

The NCADC blog is pleased to welcome three guest posts from Molly Haglund, who has just completed a Masters Degree in Human Rights Practice at the Universities of Roehampton, Gothenburg and Tromsø.  They are edited excerpts from her thesis entitled Punished for Persecution: An Analysis… Read more »

The Ireland Refugee Documentation Centre, part of the Legal Aid Board, is an independent library and research service. The Centre provides a research and query service for all organisations involved in the asylum process, and builds and maintains a collection of objective and up to… Read more »