Post Tagged with: "migration crisis"

Legal Responses to the EU Migrant Crisis: Too Little, Too Late?

Legal Responses to the EU Migrant Crisis: Too Little, Too Late?

To properly safeguard the rights of asylum claimants and refugees, regional courts should play a larger role in the adjudication of asylum decisions.

Introducing Critical Perspectives on Migration

Introducing Critical Perspectives on Migration

Thousands of people risk their lives daily by crossing borders in search of a better life. During 2015, over one million of these people arrived in Europe.

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

The migratory landscape and political responses to movement of people offer ground for reflection on our liberal polities and our responsibility toward strangers.

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.

Who is Not a Refugee?

Who is Not a Refugee?

What I want to draw attention to here are the not-refugees, especially those we classify as ‘economic’ migrants but who are fleeing places in search of basic survival.

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.

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.

Framing the Refugee

Framing the Refugee

Unless citizens are willing to problematize their own position, power and safety, they must accept that they are not willing to take the Refugee Question seriously.

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