25 November 2020
A new report documents the nearly-300 border-related deaths in and around the English Channel since 1999. The report, by the Institute of Race Relation, the Permanent People's Tribunal London and Gisti, aims to "challenge the idea that the result of this massacre is misfortune" and lays the blame squarely on the action - and inaction - of the British and French authorities. It seeks to document the stories of those that have died at the border and calls for fundamental changes to the model of criminalisation and securitisation employed on both sides of the Channel.
See: Deadly Crossings and the militarisation of Britain’s borders (IRR, link)
Full report (link to pdf)
19 August 2020
10 August 2020
24 February 2020
28 November 2018
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