David Matyas



David Matyas, MPhil (Oxford), BCL/LLB (McGill) is a PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, where he is a Gates Cambridge Scholar. His writing has appeared in journals including International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Human Rights Quarterly, Disasters, Climatic Change, the Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management and Maclean’s Magazine. He is a former clerk of the Supreme Court of Canada and aid worker, who acted as a regional technical advisor for a major NGO based in Niger and Senegal.

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The Nationality and Borders Bill: Closing Space for Humanitarian Assistance at Sea

On 6 July 2021, the UK Government published the Nationality and Borders Bill, Bill 14 of 2021-22. Secretary of State for the Home Department Priti Patel, who sponsors the Bill, described its motivation as follows: The British people have had enough of open borders and uncontrolled immigration; enough of a failed asylum system…

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