Ashraful Azad is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales. He completed BSS and MSS in International Relations from the University of Chittagong, and MPhil in International Law from Monash University. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations, University of Chittagong. Ashraful’s main research interests are Rohingya refugees, irregular migration, and the politics of migration. He has published peer-reviewed papers in the Journal of Human Trafficking, Griffith Journal of Law and Human Dignity and Chittagong University Journal of Social Sciences. He has also published short pieces in the Conversation and OpenDemocracy and commented in various media.