17-23 March 2020

  • Anti-migration cooperation between the EU, Italy and Libya: some truths
  • Erdogan in talks with European leaders over refugee cash for Turkey
  • COVID-19: No one is safe until All are protected!

23 March 2020

Two new analyses and one new briefing: EU-Italy-Libya cooperation; Spanish migration policies

Statewatch is today publishing three new in-depth pieces, examining anti-migration cooperation between the EU, Italy and Libya; the renewal of Italy's Memorandum of Understanding with Libya and the accompanying parliamentary debate; and a briefing outlining demands for the new Spanish government to ensure that its migration policy respects human rights.

23 March 2020

UK: Hostile environment risks public health during coronavirus outbreak

A warning that the UK government's "hostile environment" for undocumented migrants needs to be abolished in order to protect public health.

19 March 2020

Greece: Refugees on Samos: We see a darkness

"For the refugees, coronavirus is a fused bomb. When, rather than if it blows it will be devastating.

18 March 2020

Erdogan in talks with European leaders over refugee cash for Turkey

Turkey is reportedly seeking more money from the European Union to prevent the departure of refugees heading across the borders with Greece and Bulgaria.

18 March 2020

Open access book: Europe and the Refugee Response: A Crisis of Values?

A new online book examines how the arrival of refugees in Europe from 2016 onwards "played into fears of cultural, religious, and ethnic differences across the continent."

18 March 2020

Over 400 migrants returned to Libya over weekend

The International Organization for Migration has called the returns "unacceptable".

18 March 2020

COVID-19: No one is safe until All are protected!

A statement from the Transbalkan Solidarity Group.

18 March 2020

UNHCR: Asylum rights and COVID-19

A new paper on how to ensure access to territory for persons in need of international protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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