Syria's Palestinians Blog

‘Syria’s Palestinians: A new Nakba’

Palestinian refugees from Syria are among those most impacted by the country’s brutal 10-year conflict. A new report documents the secondary forced…
/ Tom Rollins, Independent researcher working on Syria and displacement
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Navigating intersecting statelessness: Syrian Kurds in Europe

This blog examines the experiences of stateless Syrian Kurds in Europe by looking at how they’ve navigated asylum bureaucracies and their specific…
/ Thomas McGee (PhD researcher at Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, University of Melbourne Law School) and Haqqi Bahram (PhD researcher at REMESO - Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society, Linköping University)
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Shamima Begum Supreme Court judgment: What are the implications for statelessness cases?

Last week, the UK Supreme Court ruled in the case of Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department, in favour of the Secretary of State and…
/ Alison Harvey, No5 Chambers and ENS Individual Member
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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity…really? Why France’s forsaken “children of ISIS”* may grow up to view the French Republic’s values differently.

There are currently an estimated 300 French children stranded in various displacement camps in Northeastern Syria. Deprivation of nationality of one…
/ Philomene Franssen, MA Candidate at the University Of London and Independent Consultant
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Statelessness among Syria’s displaced: Still unidentified

A longer version of this blogpost was published in the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration in January 2020
/ Zahra Albarazi, independent human rights lawyer & activist and Thomas McGee, PhD Researcher at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
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Stateless Syrians in Europe: Navigating the “Knowledge Gap”

Over the last two years, I have participated in the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI)’s…
/ Thomas McGee is a PhD researcher at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, University of Melbourne
From Syria to Europe Publications

From Syria to Europe: Experiences of Stateless Kurds and Palestinian Refugees from Syria Seeking Protection in Europe

As part of a joint #StatelessJourneys project, the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI), ASKV Refugee Support and the European Network on…
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Helping refugee practitioners working on the Syria crisis to understand statelessness

“A generation of Syrian children who don’t count”, “Refugee crisis creates ‘stateless generation’ of children in limbo”, “A right to exist: the…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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Legal Limbo: Europe’s Stateless Asylum Seekers

Stateless migrants often face considerable difficulties when travelling to, and newly arriving in, countries of potential asylum. Nonetheless, the…
/ Thomas Mcgee, Independent Researcher On Statelessness
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Double jeopardy – Syria’s Stateless Palestinians

The Syrian refugee crisis has reached a tally of more than two million who have fled the country, leading the United Nations to characterize the…
/ Samer Ibrahim Abu Rass, The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network