Israel’s Indefinite Detention of “Infiltrators”

On January 1, 2018, Israel’s Population, Immigration and Borders Authority (PIBA) announced that the state would indefinitely detain thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese nationals—legally referred to as “infiltrators”—if they refuse to leave for Rwanda or Uganda by March 31, 2018….

Scaling-up Housing for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Following approximately 87,000 new Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh from October 2016 to March 2017, the Northern Rakhine State saw recent violence against police outposts by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), resulting in Burmese security forces responding with an escalation…

The Plight of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Almost one million Syrian citizens have fled their country since peaceful protests, beginning in March 2011, transformed into a violent civil war. Fighting between Bashar al-Assad’s regime and opposition militias has ravaged cities and towns throughout Syria. Lebanon, which has…