Post Tagged with: "refugees"

The EU’s Hotspot Approach: Questionable Motivations and Unreachable Goals

The EU’s Hotspot Approach: Questionable Motivations and Unreachable Goals

In order to stop asylum seekers from reaching its shores, the EU empowers militias and warlords by calling them border police and funding their detention centres.

Interview – Ida Danewid

Interview – Ida Danewid

Ida Danewid discusses internationalism and the politics of solidarity, the ‘Black Mediterranean’, the Grenfell Tower fire, and diversifying and decolonising the academy.

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism does not provide a one-stop solution to the refugee crisis, but it acts as a critical corrective to political discourses that securitise refugees.

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of Refugees in Europe

Securitization of refugees to Europe varies when measured in terms of intensity and effectiveness. Yet, political discourse has been shaped by securitization attempts.

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

Australia’s Asylum Politics: Localised, Globalised

If indeed global export might be a reality, human rights activists can adopt similar approaches to nation-states by working in solidarity to generate policy alternatives.

The Future of Offshore Processing

The Future of Offshore Processing

The future of the Australian offshore processing model in the Pacific is unclear. The pressing question is the future of those who require international protection.

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya:  Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Before engaging Libya as a partner in its “externalization” agenda, the EU must establish a mechanism that ensures an adequate assessment of individual protection needs.

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Review – Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

An engaging book that doesn’t retreat into narrow theoretical discussions, and whose engaging narrative is enriched with fieldwork observations and real-life stories.

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

It is crucial to involve NGOs in the fight against trafficking by allowing them to work and support in their mission of saving lives at sea and from human trafficking.

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The recently concluded EU-Libya deal is convenient for the EU but a disservice to migrants and refugees in Libya.

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