ABI researchers write about the Corona Pandemic
The weakening of the Peruvian police in times of crisis: What are the consequences for the population & democracy of the Peruvian "Police Protection Law", which was passed against the spread of the corona virus? More.
'Impossible to self-isolate,' Refugees in Indonesia fear coronavirus outbreak: How do Rohingya refugees fight against the spread of coronavirus in an Indonesian refugee camp? A blog post by Antje Missbach explores this question. More.
South Africa’s xenophobic agenda is impeding its coronavirus response: How do those responsible for South African refugee policy react in pandemic times? Franzisca Zanker writes about this in "African Arguments". More.
Coronavirus surges in Djibouti as population ignores measures: Benedikt Kamski comments on the actions of the government of Djibouti as "cautious and strategic", on the contrary in times without a virus, which can be marked by state violence. More.
(A history of) containment on Galang Island: In "Inside Indonesia" Jemma Purdey and Antje Missbach write about island of Galang, more than 1200 kilometres from Jakarta, and an initiative of the Indonesian government to contain the corona pandemic by building a hospital within 4 weeks. More.
COVID-19 and Refugees and Asylum Seekers in South Africa: Franzisca Zanker and Khangelani Moyo wrote a blog post about the pandemic responses on asylum processes, which will only increase the precarity of the already very arduous bureaucracy. More.
Corona in Africa: Franzisca Zanker and Michael Cobb give an expert opinion on the spread and handling with the corona virus in Africa for the video podcast of the University of Freiburg. More.
Migrants deserve better protection: Stefan Rother and Felix Braunsdorf write about the effects of the pandemic on migrants and refugees. More.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa/European Union (EU) Migration: Franzisca Zanker takes part in a discussion on migration between Africa and the EU during the pandemic. More
The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa/European Union (EU) Migration: Based on a webinar on the topic, Franzisca Zanker discussed the problems and questions raised by the pandemic for migration policy. The policy brief written after the webinar summarizes 9 key policy recommendations. More.
¿Pandemia, petróleo y deuda?:El concatenamiento China-Ecuador en el escenario post COVID-19: In a Working Paper (in Spanish) Fabricio Rodríguez analyzes the developmental impacts of the Corona Pandemic on the oil-driven relationship between China and Ecuador. More.
Covid-19 and the Intensification of Urban Conflicts in Brazil: ABI guest researcher Hugo Fanton writes about forced evictions in the Brazilian state of São Paulo since the beginning of the Corona Pandemic. More.