The Refugee Convention is dead: let’s bury it and start again

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A Protest supporting refugees at the gates of Downing Street in November following the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel. Penelope Barritt/Alamy Live News

Refugees keep out



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Rashmee Roshan Lall

PhD. Journalism by trade & inclination. Writer. My novel 'Pomegranate Peace' is about my year in Afghanistan. I teach journalism at university