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
03 February 2020

EU: New Council "strategic guidelines" frame the next five years of EU justice and home affairs policy

The Council of the EU is moving towards the adoption of its next five-year set of strategic guidelines for justice and home affairs policies.

03 February 2020

Greece: Nationality-based Detention in the Moria Refugee Camp

A new report criticises the Greek policy of automatically detaining asylum-seekers of certain nationalities.

03 February 2020

NGO rescue boats do not receive Frontex alerts

"The NGO rescue boat Sea-Watch says it does not receive any alerts of maritime distress from the EU's border agency Frontex, whenever the agency spots people in trouble in the Mediterranean."

03 February 2020

EU aid increasingly taken hostage by migration politics

A new report from Oxfam examining the diversion of development aid to migration control projects.

03 February 2020

Niger: The European chase for Saharan smugglers

European money has poured into Niger in an attempt to reinforce state security authorities responsible for dealing with migrant smuggling. Some of the funds have gone towards high-tech surveillance equipment.

03 February 2020

New yearly report on torture of asylum seekers by Croatian authorities at EU external border

A new report compiled by Border Violence Monitoring Network.

03 February 2020

Climate refugees: The fabrication of a migration threat

Hein de Haas critically examines the argument that climate change will automatically lead to mass migration.

29 January 2020

800 migrants detained in Spain in poor conditions, says NGO

"More than 800 Tunisian migrants have been detained in the Spanish enclave of Melilla for more than 5 months, Tunesian NGO Ftdes claims."

29 January 2020

EASO operations in Greece to expand significantly

A new agreement has been signed between Greece and the European Asylum Support Office.

 

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