Barbara Harrell-Bond and Mike Kagan

“You talk of refugees as though human rights did not exist which are broader and more important. Once an individual, a human being, becomes a refugee, it is as though he has become a member of another race, some other sub-human group (Rizvi 1984).”

Introduction

The lack of attention to the ways in which refugees’ rights are violated in host countries is astonishing if one considers that the protection of the rights of all people has been on the United Nations (UN) agenda since t...read more