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EU’s dirty deal with Turkey

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EU’s dirty deal with Turkey

In the days approaching the meeting of the European Council and closing the EU deal with Turkey regarding the biggest humanitarian crisis since WWII, numerous articles analysing and criticising the deal have already filled our media and social networks. When the deal was struck, additional critique followed, but it appears that so far it is [...]

April 8, 2016 Author: Lucija Mulalić

This racist backlash against refugees is the real crisis in Europe

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This racist backlash against refugees is the real crisis in Europe

The European coalition of the inhumane – contriving to trap refugees in Greece – cannot go on. A humanitarian evacuation plan is urgently needed [...]

February 25, 2016 Author: Apostolis Fotiadis

Croatia: Securitisation of the refugee issue by the political elites

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Croatia: Securitisation of the refugee issue by the political elites

Croatia is no stranger to refugees. After all, we were exactly those freezing and worried people 25 years ago, when we were crossing borders with no papers, papers that were destroyed together with our houses, in search of a safe place. Croatia is also no stranger to accepting refugees. After all, it hosted over half [...]

October 27, 2015 Author: Lucija Mulalić

Geopolitical and power games with the refugees

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Geopolitical and power games with the refugees

Does the Commission know how many people have entered this year in the EU? The correct answer is: Maybe they know, maybe they don't - but that does not really matter. [...]

October 18, 2015 Author: Apostolis Fotiadis

Greece: Avramopoulos, Mouzalas and Leggeri visit the Moria camp (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

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Greece: Avramopoulos, Mouzalas and Leggeri visit the Moria camp (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

VIDEOS & PHOTOS from the visit of Dimitris Avramopoulos (EC Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs & Citizenship), Yannis Mouzalas (Greek Minister for Migration) and Frabrice Leggeri (Frontex Executive Director) at the Moria camp but somehow they failed to see what is going on there. [...]

October 16, 2015 Author: Transcapes

Greece: Transiting Lesvos

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Greece: Transiting Lesvos

A day spent between Kara Tepe and Moria offers immerses the visitor into a part of the migrant journey that is all about waiting and queueing. [...]

October 14, 2015 Author: Transcapes

Search and rescue in the Mediterranean… or the militarisation of migration

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Search and rescue in the Mediterranean… or the militarisation of migration

It is impressive, for example, that the word ‘rescue’ does not appear anywhere in the text of the Commission, as published following the summit, while various measures related to the externalisation doctrine, ie the tendency to push migration flows outside the EU limits of liability –key project of the conservative forces in this moment– are [...]

May 10, 2015 Author: Anna Papoutsi