A recording of the event can be found here:

Primary materials

The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol <https://www.unhcr.org/uk/about-us/background/4ec262df9/1951-convention-relating-status-refugees-its-1967-protocol.html> accessed 17 February 2023Cartagena Declaration on Refugees, Colloquium on the International Protection of Refugees in Central America, Mexico and Panama, 1984 <https://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b36ec.html> accessed 17 February 2023Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
1984 <https://www.ohchr.org/en/instruments-mechanisms/instruments/convention-against-torture-and-other-cruel-inhuman-or-degrading> accessed 17 February 2023
Detention Guidelines: Guidelines on the Applicable Criteria and Standards Relating to the Detention of Asylum-Seekers and Alternatives to Detention (United Nations Refugee Agency, 2012) <https://www.unhcr.org/505b10ee9.html> accessed 17 February 2023European Convention on Human Rights, 1950 <https://www.echr.coe.int/documents/convention_eng.pdf> accessed 17 February 2023The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols <https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/war-and-law/treaties-customary-law/geneva-conventions/overview-geneva-conventions.htm> accessed 17 February 2023Global Compact on Refugees (United Nations, 2018) <https://www.unhcr.org/5c658aed4> accessed 17 February 2023Human Rights Joint Committee,
Immigration Rules <https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-part-11-asylum> accessed 17 February 2023
Immigration Act 1971, c. 77 <https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1971/77/contents> accessed 17 February 2023International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 <https://www.ohchr.org/en/instruments-mechanisms/instruments/international-covenant-civil-and-political-rights> accessed 17 February 2023Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Rwanda for the Provision of an Asylum Partnership Arrangement (Home Office, 14 April 2022) <https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/memorandum-of-understanding-mou-between-the-uk-and-rwanda/memorandum-of-understanding-between-the-government-of-the-united-kingdom-of-great-britain-and-northern-ireland-and-the-government-of-the-republic-of-r> accessed 17 February 2023Nationality and Borders Act 2022, c. 36 <https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2022/36/contents/enacted> accessed 17 February 2023Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1941 <https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/2021/03/udhr.pdf> accessed 17 February 2023

secondary materials

'Afghanistan: How Many People has the UK Resettled?' (BBC News, 6 May 2022) <https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58245684> accessed 17 February 2023‘Australia Asylum: Why is it Controversial?’ (BBC News, 31 October 2017) <https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28189608> accessed 17 February 2023'The British Government's Response to Ukrainian Refugees is Sadly Typical: Just Ask an Afghan' (The Economist, 12 March 2022) <https://www.economist.com/leaders/the-british-governments-response-to-ukrainian-refugees-is-sadly-typical/21808100> accessed 17 February 2023 [Paywall]Butchard, P. ’Is Turning Back Migrants at Sea Compatible with International Law?’ (House of Commons Library, 13 September 2021) <https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/is-turning-back-migrants-at-sea-compatible-with-international-law/> accessed 17 February 2023Cantor, D. 'Externalisation, Access to Territorial Asylum and International Law'. (International Journal of Refugee Law, Vol 34, No 1) <https://academic.oup.com/ijrl/article/34/1/120/6619241> accessed 17 February 2023Cantor, D. 'Extraterritorial Non-Refoulement: Intersections Between Human Rights and Refugee Law' in Contemporary Challenges in Securing Human Rights (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 2015) <https://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/6215/> accessed 17 February 2023 [Open Access]Downer, A. An Independent Review of Border Force. CP 700 (Stationery Office, July 2022) <https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1092485/BF_Independent_Review_v2_FINAL_WEB__002___002_.pdf accessed 17 February 2023Everett, T. 'Humanitarian Protection vs Refugee Status - What’s The Difference?' (Richmond Chambers, 13 May 2022) <https://immigrationbarrister.co.uk/humanitarian-protection-vs-refugee-status-whats-the-difference/> accessed 17 February 2023Gibney, M. et. al. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations (Routledge, 2021) <https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003090014> accessed 17 February 2023 [Open Access]Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, G. S et al. The Refugee in International Law, 4th ed.
(Oxford University Press, 2021) [Held at Inner Temple Library]
Handbook on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status and Guidelines on International Protection (UNHCR, April 2019) <https://www.refworld.org/docid/5cb474b27.html> accessed 17 February 2023Hathaway, J. C. The Rights of Refugees Under International Law, 2nd ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2021) [Held at the Inner Temple Library]Global Report on Internal Displacement 2022. (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2022) <https://www.internal-displacement.org/sites/default/files/publications/documents/IDMC_GRID_2022_LR.pdf> accessed 17 February 2023Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2021. (United Nations Refugee Agency, 16 June 2022) <https://www.unhcr.org/62a9d1494/global-trends-report-2021> accessed 17 February 2023King, H. 'The Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations of States' (Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 9, Issue 4) <https://doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngp028> accessed 17 February 2023 [Paywall]Lock, L. ‘The Refugee Convention: Who Are Refugees and Asylum Seekers?’ (Free Movement, 5 June 2020) <https://freemovement.org.uk/refugee-convention/> accessed 17 February 2023Lupton, V. 'Lessons for the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis from Syria' (Financial Times, 23 May 2022) <https://www.ft.com/content/b29ab262-f48c-4ea7-9a6e-b5f20c128b79> accessed 17 February 2023 [Paywall]MacDonald, I. A. Immigration Law and Practice in the United Kingdom, 10th ed. (LexisNexis, 2021) [Held at the Inner Temple Library]Papanicolopulu, I. 'The Duty to Rescue at Sea, in Peacetime and in War: A General Overview.' (International Review of the Red Cross, August 2016) <https://international-review.icrc.org/articles/duty-rescue-sea-peacetime-and-war-general-overview> accessed 17 February 2023Mustafa, S. 'Nothing About Us Without Us: Why Refugee Inclusion is Long Overdue' (The New Humanitarian, 20 June 2018) <https://deeply.thenewhumanitarian.org/refugees/community/2018/06/20/how-the-media-can-better-listen-to-refugees> accessed 17 February 2023Simeon, J. C. 'The Forcibly Displaced, The Triple Nexus, and the Sustainable Peace Challenge'. (RLI Blog on Refugee Law and Forced Migration, 6 September 2022) <https://rli.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2022/09/06/the-forcibly-displaced-the-triple-nexus-and-the-sustainable-peace-challenge/> accessed 17 February 2023'Standing Up for the World's Refugees from Afghanistan to Ukraine, with Rory Stewart' (New Statesman World Review Podcast, 1 March 2022) <https://www.newstatesman.com/podcasts/world-review-podcast/2022/03/standing-up-for-the-worlds-refugees-from-afghanistan-to-ukraine-with-rory-stewart> accessed 17 February 2023Tan, N. F. 'Externalisation of Asylum in Europe: Unpacking the UK-Rwanda Asylum Partnership Agreement' (EIN Blog, 31 May 2022) <https://www.ein.org.uk/blog/externalisation-asylum-europe-unpacking-uk-rwanda-asylum-partnership-agreement> accessed 17 February 2023Tan, N. F. 'Offshore Asylum Processing: The Future of Asylum in the UK or Dead Letter?' (Refugee Law Initiative, 6 April 2022) <https://rli.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2022/04/06/offshore-asylum-processing-the-future-of-asylum-in-the-uk-or-dead-letter/> accessed 17 February 2023Taylor, D. 'Number of Displaced People Passes 100m for the First Time, Says UN' (The Guardian, 23 May 2022) <https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/may/23/total-displaced-people-now-at-staggering-milestone-of-100m-says-un accessed 17 February 2023Triggs, G. Speaking Up* (Melbourne University Press, 2018)Walsh, P. W. 'Asylum and Refugee Resettlement in the UK' (The Migration Observatory, 19 August 2022) <https://migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/resources/briefings/migration-to-the-uk-asylum/> accessed 17 February 2023

DisclaimerPlease read the following before using the information on this site:-This Reading List should be used on the understanding that we neither owe nor assume any form of duty of care or responsibility towards anyone who might consult it. This is a selection and not a comprehensive collection. We cannot accept responsibility for the content or quality of any of the sites to which we may provide a link.

Privacy PolicyLike most website operators, the Inner Temple Library collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our websites. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.As part of the collection of website visitor information, we use Google Analytics. Read more about Google Analytics and Google’s Privacy Policy.