#PotW: Voting Rights of Refugees – 5th International Refugee Law Seminar Series – 22 Jan

In this Seminar, Dr Ziegler will argue that recognised 1951 Geneva Convention refugees should have the right to vote in the political community where they reside, assuming that the political community is a democracy and that its citizens have the right to vote. The basis of his contention is that the right to political participation… Continue reading #PotW: Voting Rights of Refugees – 5th International Refugee Law Seminar Series – 22 Jan

Refugee Week Series: Are Regional Protection Mechanisms an improved way of safeguarding the rights of refugees?

Post by Nicholas Maple, as part of our Refugee Week series. The first post, about the Austrian-Jewish Exile Theatre in London, can be found here. The second post, about exile libraries, can be found here. Nick is an MA student on the Understanding and Securing Human Rights Masters Course. Nicholas currently assists with the work of the Refugee Law Initiative.… Continue reading Refugee Week Series: Are Regional Protection Mechanisms an improved way of safeguarding the rights of refugees?