10-16 December 2019

  • GREECE: No-Rights Zone: How people in need of protection are being denied crucial access to legal information and assistance in the Greek islands’ EU ‘hotspot’ camps
  • Europe spends billions stopping migration. Good luck figuring out where the money actually goes
  • Data watchdog raps EU asylum body for snooping

16 December 2019

Greece: No-Rights Zone

How people in need of protection are being denied crucial access to legal information and assistance in the Greek islands’ EU ‘hotspot’ camps

16 December 2019

New analysis: Monitoring "secondary movements" and "hotspots"

Frontex is now an internal surveillance agency.

16 December 2019

Greece: Six People Found Dead in Evros Region while Authorities Prop Up Border Security

"The corpses of six people who had entered Greece irregularly were discovered between December 5 and 8 in the Evros region. Greek authorities are reportedly considering to extend an existing iron fence along the entire Evros River on the Northeastern border."

16 December 2019

Europe spends billions stopping migration. Good luck figuring out where the money actually goes

The complex web of projects, funds and budgets used by the EU to attempt to stop migration from Africa is almost-impossible to untangle, meaning problems for oversight and accountability.

16 December 2019

Data watchdog raps EU asylum body for snooping

The European Asylum Support Office has been ordered to stop a social media monitoring project by the European Data Protection Supervisor.

12 December 2019

Migrant hailed after rescuing man in wheelchair from fire

"Spain could give residency to undocumented hero Gorgui Lamine Sow from Senegal. Spanish authorities are considering giving residency to an undocumented migrant from Senegal after he rescued a man who uses a wheelchair from a burning, second-storey apartment."

12 December 2019

Publication launch: "From Tampere 20 to Tampere 2.0 - Towards a new European consensus on migration"

"The publication is centred on the 20th anniversary of the Tampere conclusions of October 1999. It looks back at the Tampere legacy and puts forward proposals that can inform future EU migration and asylum pact. Its content was informed by the Tampere 2.0 conference hold on 24-25 October in Helsinki as a side event of Finland’s Presidency of the EU."

12 December 2019

Bosnia: Police clear controversial Vucjak refugee camp

"Several buses came to the squalid camp to move the hundreds of refugees following an international outcry. Bosnia along with Serbia has been experiencing an unexpected increase in migrant arrivals in recent months."

 

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