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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

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

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

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

The thousand faces of the European far right

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The thousand faces of the European far right

They condition those who govern. They fill up rooms and march on the streets. They tweet and seduce. Election after election, they are harvesting electoral gains. And they have even killed. Today, the far right is the greatest threat to democracy and to social diversity in Europe. [...]

February 13, 2015 Author: Roger Suso

Fascism Inc.

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Fascism Inc.

The documentary is looking into the role played by entrepreneurs and politicians in the rise of fascism since the days of Hitler and Mussolini to the years of the EU and the bailouts. [...]

April 10, 2014 Author: x-pressed

European Antifascist Meeting: Athens – 11, 12 & 13 April 2014

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European Antifascist Meeting: Athens – 11, 12 & 13 April 2014

European Anti-fascist Meeting in Athens 11, 12 & 13 April 2014: FOR A EUROPE FREE OF FASCISM, RACISM AND SEXISM [...]

March 15, 2014 Author: antifa-month.blogspot.gr

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