The Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law Newsletter

The Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at the University of New South Wales, Australia, is a research centre dedicated to the study of international refugee law.  Through research, the Kaldor Centre brings a human rights-based approach to advocacy on policies related to refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.  Twice per year, the Kaldor Centre produces an electronic newsletter with updates on activities and publications; and sends out weekly roundup emails on news in Australian and international refugee law.  Joining the mailing list is free and can be done here.

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) Newsletter

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network Newsletter is produced every 2-3 months and circulated via their Google Groups as well as on their website and facebook. Those who are not APRRN members can subscribe at

ABA International Human Rights e-Brief

Newsletter of the American Bar Association, available for paid subscription if you are currently a law student at an ABA-accredited law school or if you are enrolled in college- or university-level post-secondary educational studies, and have an interest in the work of the American Bar Association. Otherwise, you can be an Associate of the ABA. Subscription information and enrollment forms for each of these membership options:

AlertNet Weekly Digest, the World’s Humanitarian News Service

A humanitarian news service run by Thomson Reuters Foundation and linked back to their site Newsletter is only for members, which are non-profit groups that meet certain criteria. To become a Member:

Civil Society and the Question of Palestine, NGO News

It is a bi-weekly newsletter of the UN Division for Palestinian Rights. Lists activities and

publications by NGOs around the world that are working toward a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To list your organization’s activities, or for questions or comments, email

COI Update

Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC) provides a free bi-monthly COI Update, which contains notifications of new Home Office COI publications as well as recent publications and developments in the top countries of origin of asylum seekers in the UK. 

Forced Migration Review (FMR)

FMR is the in-house magazine of the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre. Published three times a year in English, Arabic, French and Spanish. FMR serves the humanitarian community by providing a practice-oriented forum for debate on issues facing refugees and internally displaced people in order to improve policy and practice and to involve refugees and IDPs in programme design and implementation. FMR has acquired a reputation as the leading practical journal on refugee and displacement issues. Seven thousand hard copies are distributed to 150 countries. All articles in the three language editions are available online. English language editions are searchable using the FMO Digital Library. For further information, contact the FMR Editors:

Justice Centre Hong Kong (previously Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre)

The monthly newsletter of the Justice Centre Hong Kong located in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Human Rights First Asylum News

Human Rights First safeguards the rights of refugees through its pro bono program and advocacy.

IARMJ International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges

Newsletter for members of the Int’l Association of Refugee and Migration Judges. Located in the Netherlands. For information:

International Detention Coalition (IDC)

The International Detention Monitor is the International Detention Coalition‘s monthly newsletter where you can find all the latest news on immigration detention from around the world. 
To subscribe email

Jesuit Refugee Service

The JRS is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons, nationally and regionally with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS was officially registered on 19 March 2000 at the Vatican State as a foundation.

Migrants’ Rights Network Newsletter

An information service with news, research, and events on migration in the UK published by Migrants’ Rights Network a charity promoting policy analysis, partnership and debate for the rights of all migrants. Includes weekly bulletin and occasional updates. 



The Newsletter on European Migration Issues for Judges (NEMIS) published by the Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) and University of Essex (UK). For judges who need to keep up to date on EU developments in migration and borders law. Contains European legislation and jurisprudence on access and residence. Back issues of NEMIS:


The Newsletter on European Asylum Issues (NEAIS) is a Newsletter on European Asylum Issues. This newsletter is designed for judges who need to keep up to date with European developments in the area of asylum. This newsletter contains European legislation and jurisprudence on four central themes regarding asylum: (1) qualification for protection (2) procedural safeguards (3) responsibility sharing and (4) reception conditions of asylum seekers.

Refuge: Canada’s periodical on refugees

Refuge is an interdisciplinary journal published two times a year in English and French by the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University and Queen’s University provide a forum for discussion and critical reflection on refugee and forced migration issues.

United Nations Democracy Fund

Women’s Asylum News

The newsletter of The Women’s Project at Asylum Aid, which provides high quality legal representation to people seeking asylum in the UK. Any information for the newsletter, email: 

Women’s Migration and Asylum Network eBulletin

The free electronic newsletter of the Equality and Diversity Forum. Emailed fortnightly to subscribers and is also a page on the EDF website. Contains information about new equality and human rights developments, policy and publications, as well as details of forthcoming events and job vacancies. Items from previous eNewsletters can be located using Search.