Asylum seeker


  • Confirm
  • .

2021/01/19 | East Asia Forum

Rethinking Japan’s Refugee and Asylum Policy

Japan is unlikely to expand its refugee intake in the near future despite international criticism.

2020/11/10 | East Asia Forum

Refugees Left Stranded by Southeast Asia Amid Covid-19

As governments impose strict border controls to contain the spread of Covid-19, asylum seekers and refugees are stranded at sea.

2019/01/21 | The Interpreter

The Rahaf al-Qanun Saga and the Global Politics of Seeking Asylum

Rahaf al-Qanun's dramatic route from Bangkok to Canada cast a lens on how global power brokers manage the fate of asylum seekers.

2017/04/16 | Edward White

Will Taiwan Accept Chinese Asylum Seeker?

The lack of an asylum law in Taiwan opens up the case of the Chinese activist seeking asylum to administrative discretion. But an American lawyer in Taipei does not expect the man to be deported.

2017/03/29 | Kirsten Han

Singapore Establishment Licks its Wounds after US Court says Amos Yee Persecuted for Political Views

‘Allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy,’ said the head of the Law Society of Singapore.

2016/10/16 | Rachael Buckland

Reporting Migration: Big Challenges for Old and New Media

There is undoubtedly strong consumer appetite for the stories about refugees and asylum seekers.