The world needs a new refugee convention
Why politics on the subject need modernising. Refugees' rights have been at the core of political discourse worldwide for well over three decades now. In the midst of a global pandemic and unstable situations in places like Syria and Afghanistan escalating so quickly, many wonder whether it will be impossible for people fleeing their countries to seek asylum anymore. Originally published in October 2020, this piece by researcher Jérôme Tubiana and writer Joshua Craze reflects on the need for the international community to change their ways and mindsets around refugees.
From Foreign Policy