It is time to rethink the evidence so often submitted and relied upon in asylum claims, to return to a core principle of refugee law – the need to afford asylum seekers the benefit of the doubt.
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Refugee protection is at the core of the international refugee regime and the legal mandate of the UN Refugee Agency. Yet protective refugee policies commonly fall short, states often avoid protecting refugees, and the notion itself is not easily defined.
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Refugees in many host countries face restrictions on the right to work. However, this does not mean that refugees do not have economic lives. On the contrary, refugees engage in informal work, become entrepreneurs, and at times face exploitation.
The Rethinking Refuge platform has been made possible through a generous grant from the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and DELMI (Migration Studies Delegation).