Immigration and asylum in Europe

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!

10-16 March 2020

  • Little new on migration in Commission's plan for a "comprehensive strategy with Africa"
  • More calls for EU and Greece to uphold international law and refugee rights
  • Turkey steps back from confrontation at Greek border
  • Border externalisation: agreements on Frontex ops in Serbia and Montenegro head for approval

3-9 March 2020

  • Open letters, joint statements, responses to the situation at the Greek-Turkish border
  • Danish boat in Aegean refused order to push back rescued migrants
  • EU governments ‘harassing’ those who help migrants

25 February-2 March 2020

  • Greece: Situation for migrants and refugees goes from bad to worse
  • Frontex wants to disembark refugees in Senegal
  • Council Presidency and EU agencies want biometric databases for migrants and refugees in the Western Balkans

4-24 February 2020

  • European court under fire for backing Spain's express deportations
  • Frontex’s History of Handling Abuse Evidence Dogs Balkan Expansion
  • Italy’s Failed Migration Fix Has Led to Chaos in Libya

21 January-3 February 2020

  • EU aid increasingly taken hostage by migration politics
  • New yearly report on torture of asylum seekers by Croatian authorities at EU external borders
  • Death of a ten-year-old child in Roissy: another victim of European migration policies?
  • Italy guilty of refoulements in 2009 handover of Eritrean shipwreck survivors to Libya

14-20 January 2020

  • Danish asylum centre slammed in anti-torture report
  • Greece: Migrants face increasingly harsh conditions
  • Dozens of German cities petition to take in more refugees

17 December 2019-13 January 2020

  • How Forced Labor in Eritrea Is Linked to E.U.-Funded Projects
  • Libya militias rake in millions in European migration funds: AP
  • Complaint filed with UN body over Italy’s role in privatised push-backs to Libya resulting in migrant abuse
  • Migrant arrivals from Turkey to Europe nearly double in 2019

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

3-9 December 2019

  • Report on illegal pushbacks at the Greek-Turkish border
  • Ministers call for renewed migrant smuggling crackdown on "Eastern Mediterranean" route
  • Croatia Is Abusing Migrants While the EU Turns a Blind Eye


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