About Antje Missbach

Dr Antje Missbach is a research fellow at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. She has recently co-edited a book, with Jemma PurdeyLinking People: Connections and Encounters Between Australians and Indonesians.

Indonesia

Stopping the boats: in search of a regional ‘solution’

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ANTJE MISSBACH asks whether regional ‘solutions’ are the answer to managing the influx of refugees and asylum seekers. It took the foreign ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand more than 10 days to finally come to a joint agreement that would allow the rescue of thousands of dehydrated and starving Rohingya and Bangladeshis who had […]