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Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

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Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

By getting the UNHCR and Frontex to more directly intervene in the first moments of arrival with identification and fingerprinting, the EU is attempting to retake control of movement throughout Europe. [...]

October 19, 2015 Author: Richard B

Athens: 29/11/2014 – Junior High Students Visit Syrian Refugees (PHOTOS)

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Athens: 29/11/2014 – Junior High Students Visit Syrian Refugees (PHOTOS)

On the 29th of November, students from the 2nd junior high school of Glyka Nera, Athens, visited the Syrian Refugees at Syntagma square. They brought sweets, clothes, toys and books and played with the children, in this way expressing their solidarity to the refugees' struggle: the Syrian refugees demand from the greek government to provide [...]

November 29, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Criminalisation of Migration in Greece

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Criminalisation of Migration in Greece

Detention centers for migrants, a name used to denote the modern concentration camps, are only the tip of the iceberg of a complex plot aiming, among others, at the criminalisation of migrants, in order to profit from it. [...]

May 6, 2014 Author: Anna Giralt Gris

Emigration and Xenophobia in Europe: “Jungle is knocking on Sweden’s doors”

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Emigration and Xenophobia in Europe: “Jungle is knocking on Sweden’s doors”

A team of Spanish independent journalists (The Ragged Army) have worked for six months in Northern Europe to portray the situation of the migrants, in particular those who have left their countries because of the recession. This initiative is part of a larger project about the new flows of migration and the emergence of fascist [...]

April 24, 2014 Author: Susana García

The unbearable lightness of immigration policies in Europe

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The unbearable lightness of immigration policies in Europe

A ‘Golden’ residence permit is on offer to whoever is willing to bring money from outside and invest in the small, poor and crisis-affected Portugal; the same country of 10,000,000 people in which more than 5,000 are now officially homeless. And if you think this happens only in the far Southern West Europe, think again. [...]

April 7, 2014 Author: Vera Pinheiro

Greece: A legal diversion

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Greece: A legal diversion

A declaration by the Group of lawyers for the rights of migrants and refugees regarding the recent Opinion of the Legal Council of the State, in Greece, by which the detention of the aliens, whom are under deportation to their county of origin, could be extended until the alien is removed from the country. [...]

March 21, 2014 Author: Group of lawyers for the rights of migrants and refugees

Unprecedented populism

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Unprecedented populism

The most affected, the migrants, barely react to the hysteria for the arrival of foreigners [...]

February 10, 2014 Author: Jordi Vaquer

European migration control in the hands of lobbies

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European migration control in the hands of lobbies

The European Commission invests millions of euros from public funds in private industry to shield Europe's external borders [...]

January 30, 2014 Authors: Daniela Ortiz, Xose Quiroga

Mapping Europe’s war on immigration

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Mapping Europe’s war on immigration

Europe has built a fortress around itself to protect itself from ‘illegal’ immigration from the South, from peoples fleeing civil war, conflict and devastating poverty. [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz

Greece, Farmakonisi: If they had more time they would have killed us all

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Greece, Farmakonisi: If they had more time they would have killed us all

The boat with our women and children was sinking and they were shooting in the air and screaming “fuck you, we'll kill you all"...Now they say that we thanked them, them, those who killed our children and women, for saving us. We did not thank them, we were crying and asking for their bodies. [...]

January 26, 2014 Author: Fotini Lampridi