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Reforming China’s Refoulement Policy towards North Korea

December 4, 2016

By: Davis Florick The Chinese government’s policy concerning North Korean refugees represents a serious blight on human security and welfare. Through its ‘refoulement programme’, Beijing has expressed its willingness to send North Korean refugees back to Pyongyang. However, there are five key reasons as to why Xi Jinping’s administration should reconsider this policy. Firstly, evidence … Continue reading “Reforming China’s Refoulement Policy towards North Korea”


The incommensurable loss of the little drowned boy, Aylan Kurdi

September 10, 2015

By: Ana Flamind Photo: “I hope humanity finds a cure for visas.” Published with the permission of the author This article seeks to explore the particular affectivity provoked by the publication on 3 September 2015, of the picture of a little drowned boy in Bodrum, Turkey. Why does the image of this little boy seem to provoke … Continue reading “The incommensurable loss of the little drowned boy, Aylan Kurdi”


Interview – Dr Carol Bohmer on the Mediterranean migrant crisis

April 21, 2015

By Joana Cook: On Monday, yet another tragic story broke of a ship sinking off the coast of Libya en route to Europe. This time, however, there were a potential 900 fatalities – if confirmed this would represent the highest number in any single case yet. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) fears that 30,000 … Continue reading “Interview – Dr Carol Bohmer on the Mediterranean migrant crisis”


South Sudan peace talks need to return home

June 20, 2014

  By Josephine Chandiru Drama: South Sudan gained independence on 9th July 2011 after decades of armed struggle with the Sudanese government. On 15th December 2013, fighting that began as a political dispute between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar broke out and turned into ethnic violence. On 23rd January, 2014, a … Continue reading “South Sudan peace talks need to return home”


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