Category Archives: Somalia

Somali Refugees and the Future of Human Rights


Lucy Lowe fills our Fourth Day of Analysis with a blog for our ‘Politics of  (im)Mobility Series’. She explores the position of Somali refugees in Kenya, and argues that we need to return to the spirit of the refugee regime erected at the end of World War II, which was intended to protect rather than […]

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Reflecting back, looking forward: Katy Long


1. Tell us a bit about yourself, and your area of interest.  I’m currently a lecturer in International Development at the Univeristy of Edinburgh.   My work focuses above all on understanding the dynamics of migration and citizenship, especially in conflict and crisis settings. My first book, The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights and Repatriation, came out […]

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What the deadly attack on Kenya was really about

In this article, originally post on Think Progress, Ken Menkhaus explores the motivations behind Shabaab’s attack on the Westgate shopping mall. Ken is a professor at Davidson College and a fellow at the Enough Project.    

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