The refugee crisis: a humanitarian emergency

22-28 October 2019

  • New report: What the EU's Regulations on Interoperability Mean for People with Irregular Status
  • Refugee chaperones are accessories to traffickers, German court rules
  • New Greek deportation law approved; Italy renews cooperation with Libya
  • Croatia: violence at the border no barrier to Schengen accession
  • Exposed: Malta’s secret migrant deal with Libya

15-21 October 2019

  • Croatia’s Schengen Accession: Reinforcing Legal Red Lines Not Borders
  • Reports on the situation in the Aegean, Lesvos and the Balkans
  • A flimsy raft, more than 100 souls, and three teenage heroes - or are they pirates?

1-14 October 2019

  • European States urged to do more to protect and support child refugees and migrants
  • New Frontex Regulation: corrected version of the text
  • Hungary: Refusing journalist access to a reception centre for asylum-seekers was in breach of the European Convention
  • Italy's new migrant decree promises repatriations in 4 months
  • Fatal fire inside Moria refugee camp

24-30 September 2019

  • Greece: Deadly fire triggers protests at Moria refugee camp
  • EU: 'Inhumane' Frontex returns going unreported
  • The "temporary solidarity mechanism" on relocation of people rescued at sea - what does it say?

17-23 September 2019

  • Sudanese migrant killed after disembarking in Tripoli
  • Hundreds of migrants reach Lesvos; Moria bursting at the seams
  • Niger: Has Securitisation Stopped Traffickers?
  • The ongoing disasters in Libya


10-16 September 2019

  • Greece says time for EU to step up and deal with migration issue
  • WEST BALKANS: Illegal push-backs and border violence report: August
  • Some Dutch police using excessive force against immigrants: report
  • EU extends Operation Sophia for 6 months, still without ships
  • Germany pressures Greece to step up migrant deportations to Turkey


2-8 September 2019

  • Britain and France to strengthen joint action against small boats
  • Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates' for migrants to Europe
  • Legal Centre Lesvos denounces the Greek governments proposed changes to the Asylum procedure
  • Europe’s Complicity in Turkey’s Syrian-Refugee Crackdown



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