Antje Missbach is a senior research fellow at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute in Freiburg. She is interested in transregional migration and refugee protection in Southeast Asia. She just published Indonesia: State and Society in Transition (2020), together with Jemma Purdey and Dave McRae, and edited a special section in Migration and Society with Melissa Phillips.
Migration: The bargaining power of transit states
Destination countries try to get transit countries in line with their migration policies. It doesn't always work.
The tiny African country making a big case against Myanmar
The plight of the Rohingya has had the world’s attention for years. What made Gambia stand up and do something about it?
Refugee detention in Indonesia
An unclear policy framework, resistance to community housing expansion, and refugees being unsupported and unable to work continue to impede progress.