IBA Global Insight - October/November 2019

The content of IBA Global Insight magazine is written by independent journalists and does not represent the views of the International Bar Association.

Comment and analysis

No 1,067: the long wait for asylum in the United States

When Kirenia Navas Rodriguez fled political persecution in Cuba, her year-long journey saw her cross 11 countries, taking enormous risks. Now at the US-Mexico border, she is confronted with the Trump administration’s asylum policy.


Saudi's policy paradox

Mixed signals are emerging from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. While appearances indicate a willingness to become more liberal, a crackdown on women activists suggests otherwise.

UK Supreme Court

The attempted prorogation of the UK Parliament at a time of national crisis opened a Pandora’s box of constitutional, democratic and rule of law issues – all of them more important than Brexit itself.


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